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  1. Sierra Club Ontario joins 47 ENGOs to Comment on Great Lakes Draft Binational Strategy on Persistent Toxins: PCBs and HBDCs

    Yvonne Ho's blog "The PCB and HBCD drafts suffer from a lack of specifics. There are no definitive goals or timelines in either document. They use generic terms such as “reducing toxins,” but fail to elaborate on how to reduce them." The Gr ...

    2017-11-24 12:30

  2. Sierra Club Ontario is seeking Executive Committee members

    Yvonne Ho's blog Sierra Club Ontario's (SCO) Nomination Committee is seeking candidates as members to serve on its volunteer, non-profit Executive Committee, commencing January 2018.  Candidates should be passionate about environmental protectio ...

    2017-11-16 14:24

  3. UPDATE: Sierra Club's Michigan Chapter opposes OPG's Deep Geological Repository proposal in submission to LAMP

    Yvonne Ho's blog In April 2017, we provided an update on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency's (CEAA) criticism that OPG's report on its Lake Huron Deep Geological Repository (DGR) project proposal was inadequate and failed to prov ...

    2017-09-26 12:36

  4. Part V: The Importance of Protecting Ontario’s At-Risk Species

    Yvonne Ho's blog This blog is Part V of a 5-part blog series, as part of our  Biodiversity Video Campaign. " Ontario  is home to a diverse collection of ecosystems but every year, more plants and animals are added to Ontario’s list of species at ...

    2017-11-28 15:23

  5. Sierra Club Ontario is Hiring an Environmental Outreach Intern (Volunteer)

    Yvonne Ho's blog Sierra Club Ontario is looking for an energetic, creative, and hardworking individual to help with the Chapter’s marketing, communications, and fundraising efforts, and campaign-specific initiatives. The Environmental Outreach Intern ...

    2017-09-22 11:59

  6. Let's Save our Bees!

    Yvonne Ho's blog Are you interested in learning about bees and local pollinators, including causes for their decline and actions you can take to help support their habitat? Come out and attend our FREE WORKSHOP on September 29th, from 11am-12.30pm, a ...

    2017-11-28 15:17

  7. Say NO to radioactive nuclear waste trafficking in Canada and U.S.

    Yvonne Ho's blog "Transporting an unlimited amount of nuclear substances from OPG's facilities will place countless Ontarians at risk.  A small accident involving radioactive material  could have catastrophic consequences." Ontario Pow ...

    2017-08-31 15:23

  8. Part IV: Boosting Biodiversity by Protecting our Forests, Wetlands & Watersheds

    Yvonne Ho's blog This blog is Part IV of a 5-part blog series, as part of our  Biodiversity Video Campaign. "Forests, wetlands and the watersheds they strengthen, are essential players in biodiversity and not only offer us a natural water filtra ...

    2017-11-28 15:28

  9. Ontario Government Proposes Weak Agricultural and Natural Heritage System Mapping Frameworks for new Growth Plan

    Yvonne Ho's blog "The Growth Plan was intended to foster a more restrictive regulatory framework than the Provincial Policy Statement. This hope is clearly threatened for the two proposed mapping policies now under review." Currently, the O ...

    2017-08-31 15:20

  10. Part III: Persevering for our Pollinators

    Yvonne Ho's blog This blog is Part III of a 5-part blog series, as part of our  Biodiversity Video Campaign. "Pollinators are responsible for an estimated one out of three bites of food that people eat, which is worth billions of dollars to the ...

    2017-11-28 15:34