Publications

Great Lakes symposium on water levels: April 8th

Is there impending disaster for GL nearshore ecosystems? What are the impacts of sustained low waterlevels? Join subject matter experts, concerned citizens and the Sierra Club for this discussion April 8th in Port Huron, Michigan.

Register by emailing kristinaj@sierraclub.ca or calling 647-346-8744. There is a $50 registration fee to defray costs. You may pay by check, cash or credit card ahead or at the event. Please RSVP so we know you are coming!

Click on the pdf below to see the agenda. We hope to see you there!

Submission to the Darlington New Nuclear Power Plant Project Joint Review Panel

Publication Date: 
February 22, 2011

There is no justification to accept either the expense or the risks of nuclear technology. All it takes is the courage to stand up to the nuclear lobby. Sierra Club Canada along with thousands of Ontarians is not convinced there is any justification for accepting the risks to health, the environment or the economy presented by the proposal to build additional nuclear reactors.

Arguments against the Darlington proposal for new nuclear reactors

Publication Date: 
January 31, 2011

OVERVIEW

A public hearing has been announced for March 2011 on a proposal to build up to four new nuclear reactors at Darlington Nuclear Generating Station. The scheme is part of a plan to replace the ageing reactors at the Pickering station, which are scheduled to close by 2020.

Lake Simcoe sprawl plan a.k.a Proposed Amd. 1 for Greater Golden Horseshoe

Publication Date: 
January 31, 2011

The “Proposed Amendment 1 to the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe” is a plan for more sprawl development in the Lake Simcoe watershed.  See SCO's letter submitted against the approval to the Ontario Gorwth Secretariat, Jan 31st.

Citizens simply will not buy the province’s line that this plan represents responsible growth.  We know sprawl when we see it.  We know this proposal will exacerbate highway congestion, strain water supplies, pollute surface and ground water, and encourage leapfrog development.

Economics show -- demand does not support new DRIC bridge

Publication Date: 
January 19, 2011

Sierra Club Ontario released an Econometric Research Limited study that concludes that there is no need for a new Windsor-Detroit bridge. Econometric Research determined that projections for increased cross-border traffic are erroneous, defy common sense are in deep denial of the fact that cross-border traffic has been down since 1999, two years before 9/11.

Click title above to go to attachments page & download the Econometric's report.

Coastal and Ocean Management in Newfoundland and Labrador

Publication Date: 
December 31, 2010

Submission by Dr. Piotr Trela, Climate Change and Energy Coordinator for Sierra Club Canada, Atlantic Chapter, in response to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador public discussion document: "Coastal and Ocean Management Strategy and Policy Framework for Newfoundland and Labrador".

Sierra Club Atlantic Encourages Water Conservation Rates for Halifax

Publication Date: 
August 3, 2010

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SUMMARY

While the Sierra Club Canada – Atlantic Canada Chapter supports rate restructuring of water, waste water and storm utilities in the interest of improved management and sustainability, the current rate structure application does not sufficiently address questions of efficient allocation of resources, adequate revenues over time, and increased innovation and conservation.

Sierra Club Atlantic Volunteer Application Form

Publication Date: 
November 16, 2010

Please copy and paste the form below and email, fax or mail it to our Halifax office:

Sierra Club Canada - Atlantic Canada Chapter

1657 Barrington St., Suite 137

Halifax, Nova Scotia

B3J 2A1

Tel.: 902-444-3113

Fax:: 902-444-3116

Email: atlanticcanadachapter@sierraclub.ca

 

If you are unsure about any of the questions in the form, please contact us at 902-444-3113.  

Percentage of sets containing coral - NAFO 3O protection zone (All fisheries, All gear types, 2004 & 2005)

Publication Date: 
January 31, 2004

A map illustrating percentage of fishing sets (from all fisheires and all gear types) containing deep sea corals off southern Newfoundland (Northwest Atlantic Fishieries Organization 3O) for 2004 and 2005.