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  1. Grow our Greenbelt

    Did you know that Ontario has 1.8 million acres of protected farmland and green spaces surrounding the Greater Golden Horseshoe? It’s called the Greenbelt and it gives us clean water, healthy local food and $2.6 billion per year in ecological services. Si ...

    2017-11-28 23:41

  2. Great Lakes Protection

       The Great Lakes hold 1/5th of the world’s fresh surface water and currently provide drinking water to over 42 million people. The Great Lakes Campaign works to address concerns related to the Great Lakes Basin, water conservation, and pollution prevent ...

    2017-11-28 23:41

  3. Invasive Asian Carp threaten Canadian waters

    Mary Muter's blog By Mary Muter, Chair, Great Lakes Section, Sierra Club Canada Foundation   The US Army Corps of Engineers recently released a report on options to prevent the very invasive Asian Carp from getting into not just the Great Lakes but a ...

    2014-03-28 14:22

  4. We must close the Chicago waterways connections to keep Asian carp from taking over our Great Lakes and beyond before it is too late!

    The long awaited report from the US Army Corps of Engineers on how to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes has finally been released. The report evaluates the many waterways connecting the Mississippi River to Lake Michigan –all potential avenues to all ...

    2014-01-17 15:04

  5. Sierra Club Peel Group

    Sierra Club Peel Group is a group of concerned citizens who volunteer their time to carry out environmental campaigns and conservation projects within the Peel Region. The group's aim is to educate and empower the residents of Peel to be defenders an ...

    2016-06-23 12:55

  6. Growing the Urban River Greenbelt in Peel

    The Credit River is a special feature of Mississauga, and what could be more symbolic of the city’s wish to enjoy and protect its valued river than to grant it Provincial Greenbelt status?  But first, public awareness of this opportunity had to develop, a ...

    2016-06-23 11:58

  7. Highlighting Natural Heritage: the Credit Valley Trail

    Sierra Peel Members participate at local events, committees and roundtables to bring the voice of Sierra Club of Canada to the table in support of Watershed Health and Natural Heritage Preservation. Protection of river valleys and the ecological goods and ...

    2016-06-23 12:53

  8. Household Waste Diversion in Peel

    Getting it right with household waste is a hot issue in Peel right now. As  construction costs escalated and as Sierra Club Peel Group and various other  concerned groups presented multiple environmental, health and sustainability  concerns, Regional Coun ...

    2016-06-23 12:49

  9. Finalists Announced for Art Exhibition on the Theme of Climate Change

    One Earth, One Chance: Announcing the finalists for the art exhibition on the  theme of Climate Change sponsored by Sierra Club Canada Foundation in  partnership with Rebecca Gallery. Twenty-two artists have been selected to participate in the climate cha ...

    2016-06-24 17:52

  10. Norval Quarry

    The Proposed Norval Quarry is located within the Greenbelt in North West Brampton, a small area rich in natural heritage along the Credit River valley. The proposed shale extraction site has a tributary of the Credit River running through it, along with o ...

    2016-06-23 12:58