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  1. Executive Committee

    John Bacher- Chair has been an active environmentalist since the early 1970 's, working primarily on issues involving the protection of the landscape of Southern Ontario. This has led to some quite varied forms of environmental activism. One is trans ...

    2018-01-19 22:48

  2. Province Proposes to Rescue Huronia Through Greenbelt Expansion

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Yvonne Ho's blog "Protecting Water for Future Generations" warns that increased storm water discharges created by urbanization "adds sediment to streams that can negatively impact fish ...

    2018-01-03 15:01

  3. Canadian Youth Unite for Lake Erie at AquaHacking Challenge 2017

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Yvonne Ho's blog As the African proverb goes, “If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together”. This was quoted by one of the judges to conclude the 2017 AquaHacking semi-finals ...

    2017-12-20 16:39

  4. "Canada's Oceans: Towards 2020"- Protecting Canada's Oceans through the Power of Science, Art, and Policy

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Yvonne Ho's blog " Let's change our national motto- "From sea to sea" forgets that we have three oceans; the Arctic is largest part of our coastline. We're an ocean nation, if ...

    2017-12-21 16:05

  5. Sierra Club's Urban River Valley and Greenbelt Celebration Goes On at Mississauga's Environmental Appreciation Evening

    Yvonne Ho's blog "...The more we all know about and love the ecosystem that embeds and surrounds us, the more we feel that we are a part of it, the more we will see ways to enjoy, protect, and enhance what we have..." Hot on the heels of th ...

    2017-12-18 15:13

  6. BREAKING NEWS: Government of Ontario looking to expand Greenbelt by one third to protect water resources

    Yvonne Ho's blog The official announcement came on December 7th.   The province is proposing to grow the Greenbelt by up to another 345,000 hectares (see Figure 1), adding on to the 810,000 hectares already in permanent existence plus the extra 10,00 ...

    2017-12-14 15:03

  7. Ticket Giveaway for BLUEFIN- an Extraordinary Eco-Documentary

    Bluefin Trailer Sierra Club Ontario is partnering with Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema to giveaway tickets to BLUEFIN- a Canadian eco-doc extraordinaire- produced by Director John Hopkins and to be shown on December 19th. To win a pair of tickets: Tell us in 3 ...

    2017-12-12 23:46

  8. Sierra activist nearly expelled from Land Use Planning meeting for planned development project in Niagara

    Yvonne Ho's blog The following article was written by Dr. John Bacher, Greenbelt Campaign leader at Sierra Club Ontario, and a member of the  Preservation of Agricultural Lands Society (PALS). "Environmentalists believe the overall development c ...

    2017-11-29 17:15

  9. Sierra Club Canada Foundation: History of Successes

    From coast to coast, Sierra Club Canada Foundation staff and volunteers in all 5 of our Chapters have worked hard for years, campaigning to protect endangered Blue Whales in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, to ban the use of bee killing neonicotinoid pesticide ...

    2017-11-30 17:05

  10. ENGOs Unite to Protect the Great Lakes at the People's Great Lakes Summit 2.0

    Yvonne Ho's blog Together with Sierra Club Ontario’s Chapter Coordinator, Yvonne Ho and Great Lakes Campaign Chair, Lino Grima, I had the pleasure of attending The People's Great Lakes Summit 2.0, hosted by the Canadian Environmental Law Associa ...

    2017-11-24 12:37