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  1. Greenbelt Survives Niagara Meeting

    Anonymous's blog In St. Catharines a meeting was held for the provincial plan review for the Ontario Greenbelt on April 15th, and was attended by about 350 people. This large attendance was quite important, since the meeting attracted around 80 oppon ...

    2015-05-19 21:37

  2. Abolish White Belt

    Anonymous's blog One of the key weaknesses in the reformed land use planning system in Ontario that was developed around 2005 and is now subject to review through public meetings is the planning black hole known as the “White Belt.” This is an area b ...

    2015-05-19 21:38

  3. Calling all Waterfront Lovers

    Since its creation in 1992 the Waterfront Trail strives to connect urban and rural areas, and reconnect people to their communities and Great Lakes Waterfront. The Waterfront Trail serves as the linkage between over 405 parks and natural areas including w ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  4. Mississauga Urban Greenbelt Open House

    On Wednesday, May 27th the City of Mississauga will be hosting an Open House in the Living Arts Centre. The night will showcase what Mississauga has planned to expand the Urban Greenbelt down the Credit River to the lake. Sierra Club has been following th ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  5. We've Submitted a Response on the Great Lakes Protection Act!

    Anonymous's blog Official Submission to the Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR): Sierra Club Ontario Chapter and the SCCF Great Lakes Committee support the GL Protection Act [GLPA] because the proposed legislation creates significant new legal and pol ...

    2015-05-12 11:54

  6. Natural Capital Project Update: Planting in Paradise

    Our bioswale project was created in response to water quality issues affecting residents and visitors to the Ajax waterfront.  In recent years, as a result of contaminated run-off, the Town of Ajax and its residents have had limited access to swimmable wa ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  7. Protecting Niagara’s Waters By Expanding Ontario’s Greenbelt Protection Area

    This article posted in Niagara At Large was written by John Bacher, who works with Greenbelt Program team at Sierra Club of Canada Foundation. The article depicts the darker side of urban sprawl and pollution on watershed quality, and how stopping urban s ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  8. Join us for a spring garbage cleanup!

    Join us at Paradise Park in Ajax on May 2nd for a spring garbage clean-up (See map for details)! This is a great opportunity to enhance your community and waterways, care for the environment and see some of the great restoration work being done at Paradis ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  9. Positive Caledon Review Follow-up

      Below is a cheery update following the Caledon Review meeting last Thursday night on March 26th.    "Hello Sierra friends and supporters, The Greenbelt Review event on Thursday night, March 26th, in Caledon was crowded, maybe 300 there, with many p ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  10. Sierra Club Helps Rescue Green Life Line

    Anonymous's blog   On March 23, 2015 the Vice-Chair of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB), Susan de Aveller Schiller issued a historic ruling. By her denial of Amendment 106 of the Niagara Falls Official Plan, it rescued what the Sierra Club of Ontari ...

    2015-04-05 11:18