Digby Neck Quarry Bilcon Case, Tribunal Decision and Dissent

Publication Date: 
May 11, 2015
The announcement that a NAFTA Investor State Tribunal had overturned the decision of a Canadian Federal Provincial Environmental Joint Review Panel decision to reject a US mega-quarry proposed by Bilcon of Delaware Inc. for Whites Point, Digby Neck, Nova Scotia, sent shock waves across the province causing indignation amongst the many Nova Scotians who had been involved in the lengthy and hard fought struggle to preserve the small scale scenic, rural fishing community and economy on the ecologically sensitive and unique Bay of Fundy with its endangered right whales.

SCCF Annual Report (2013)

Publication Date: 
May 5, 2015
Sierra Club Canada FoundationAnnual Report2013

SCCF Testimony

Publication Date: 
April 27, 2015
Bill C51Comments to the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and DefenseBy John Bennett, National Program Director Sierra Club Canada Foundation MondayApril 27, 2015

Our Marine Treasure: Nine Experts on the Future of the Gulf

Publication Date: 
September 29, 2015
Welcome to Our Marine Treasure, an attempt to educate the public on the hazards of oil and gas development in the Gulf of St Lawrence. For the past many months, experts on the physical, biological and anthropogenic aspects of this semi-enclosed sea were invited to answer a simple question: is oil and gas development in the Gulf of St Lawrence compatible with the long term safety, sustainability and prosperity of this region and the endangered species within?

Presentation to the PEI Legislative Standing Committee on Agriculture, Environment, Energy and Forestry on High Capacity Wells

Publication Date: 
June 12, 2014
Presentation to the PEI Legislative Standing Committee onAgriculture, Environment, Energy and Forestryconsidering the moratorium on high capacity (deep) water wells for agriculture irrigation PEI Sierra Club (Atlantic Chapter of Sierra Club Canada)Tony ReddinJune 12, 2014.

Letter to NL Public Utility Board Regarding Investing in Holyrood Power Plant, Newfoundland

Publication Date: 
April 27, 2014
We call on the Public Utility Board to consider investing in greener energy sources like renewable energy and energy efficiency, rather than increasing our investment in the oil-fired Holyrood Power Plant. NL Power proposed a $120 million investment in an oil-powered 100 MW turbine for the plant.