As an organization dedicated to empowering people to protect, restore, and enjoy a healthy and safe planet we are committed to hosting fun and educational events that will bring you closer to nature, your community, and to taking action. You c ...
The Sandpiper is the digital newsletter produced by the Atlantic Canada Chapter of the Sierra Club of Canada. If you are a member you will receive four issues of the Sandpiper each year. To learn more about becoming a member, click here. Read the Spring ...
Sierra Club Canada Foundation has five chapters, British Columbia Chapter, the Prairie Chapter, the Ontario (formerly Eastern Canada) Chapter, the Québec Chapter and the Atlantic Canada Chapter with local groups in areas from Cape Breton to Vancouver. The ...
Sierra Club Atlantic Submission to NS Law Amendments Committee on Bill 61- Non-essential Pesticides Control Act
May 10, 2010 By introducing Bill 61, the province of Nova Scotia took a proactive stance, one that ensures chemicals must be proved to be safe before that can be used in the province. This is a truly progressive step, one that will protect our health, cre ...
What are Pesticides? Pesticides (herbicides, vermicides, fungicides, and rodenticides) are poisons designed to kill insects, plants, fungi, moulds and rodents. Pesticides contain “active” ingredients (the chemicals intended to kill), and so-called “iner ...
February 5, 2010 A key component of accelerating the deployment of clean renewable energy sources is a policy known as the Feed-in Tariff (FIT). Under FITs, governments set cost-based rates for various types of renewable energy to allow modest profits to ...
Working with local volunteers and organizations, Sierra Club Atlantic is pushing for just solutions to climate change from local, regional, and national perspective. Please join us for To the Ends of the Earth, film screening and panel discussion, this We ...
Program Goal The goal of the education program is to develop and deliver environmental school programs that increase youths’ awareness, understanding and appreciation of the ecological processes and environmental issues of the Atlantic region, and to enco ...
We are working to improve decision-making processes regarding mines and quarries to ensure adequate community engagement, improved environmental assessment, stronger regulations and monitoring, and creation of a long-term development plan for the mine and ...
One Earth, One Chance – Why not Make It Yours? The Atlantic Chapter is always ready to welcome new members! It is clear that Canada and the world have reached a tipping point and that action is now more important than ever to protect the Earth and the sp ...