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  1. Pickering Nuclear: A Cracking Bad Idea

    Extending the operations of the Pickering Nuclear plant for up to an additional 10 years beyond its designed life of 2014-2016 is a Cracking Bad Idea. This is the position of Sierra Club Canada’s Ontario Chapter as it participates in the current Canadian ...

    2016-02-09 13:38

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Spring Activities in Ajax

    Last year with funding from RBC's Blue Water Grants, Sierra Club Ontario joined Town of Ajax, and Toronto Regional Conservation Authority to remove stormwater outflow pipes along Ajax’s beaches and replace them with bioswales to help improve water qu ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  5. Natural Capital Events in Peel

    As a part of our Natural Capital Campaign, Sierra Club has also been active in Peel Region!  There will be a couple of events offered in Peel, after receiving funding from TD- Friends of the Environment   and Community Foundation Mississauga Grants. April ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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