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  1. The Great Lakes Protection Act Must be Followed by Action

    With more than 80 percent of Ontario’s drinking water coming from Lake Ontario, Sierra Club and Ontario residents will be looking to the new Great Lakes Protection Act (GLPA) for guidance and action on Great Lakes stewardship and protection.  Link to Medi ...

    2015-09-30 15:44

  2. Mississauga moves to protect lands around Credit River

    Rachael Williams, The Mississauga News The Mississauga News December 13, 2015 Mississauga council has voted unanimously to join the Ontario Greenbelt. On Dec. 9, City council endorsed a motion to expand the Provincial Greenbelt Plan Area by designating pu ...

    2015-12-17 08:48

  3. Crombie Panel’s ‘De-Freezing’ Proposal Threatens Ontario’s Precious Niagara Escarpment Lands

    Kristina Jackson's blog One of the most effective strengths of the 2005 Greenbelt Plan and Act responsible for its creation was the good impact they had on protecting the Niagara Escarpment from urban sprawl. In the preceding years, it had become app ...

    2016-03-18 17:53

  4. Save the Ojibway Tallgrass Prarie Complex and Protect Biodiversity

    Windsor’s Ojibway Tallgrass Prairie complex is a natural and national treasure. Pressured from all sides by urban development, Ojibway contains more biodiversity than does Algonquin Park or the Bruce Peninsula. At present it is a patchwork of protected an ...

    2016-04-19 19:58

  5. Biodiversity Benefits Human Health

    With the link between biodiversity and human health strongly documented it is welcomed that an extensive and complex report, prepared by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD) and the World Health Organization (WHO), is highlight ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Crombie’s Report To Ontario Government Clashes With Niagara Escarpment Commission Efforts to Control Quarries

    Kristina Jackson's blog By John Bacher Posted March 23 rd, 2016 on Niagara At Large (This is another in a series of piecess by John Bacher that Niagara At Large will be posting in the days and weeks ahead on  the recently released Crombie panel repor ...

    2016-06-22 18:59

  9. Come to the Pollinator Party at Heart Lake

    Annual Sierra Club Meadow Planting & Medicine Wheel Maintenance Heart Lake Conservation Area June 4th, 2016 10am to 2pm Community wildflower plantings are fun for families, individuals and groups! High school students are welcome to gain volunteer hou ...

    2016-06-22 18:57

  10. Land Use Plan Not Good Enough for Ontario

    October 31, 2016 Language Undefined Attachment Size OGA 2016 Coordinated Review Submission FINAL.pdf 1.45 MB Sierra Club is an active member of the Ontario Greenbelt Alliance. When the Province's Land Use Planning Coordinated Review draft was publish ...

    2016-11-24 13:18