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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Digging Into Spring!

    This past weekend we had a great time planting trees and shrubs in an area of Erindale Park in Mississauga as a part of our Natural Capital Program. Following a quick planting demonstration by Credit Valley Conservation, around 50 enthusiastic participant ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  5. Heartlake Pollinator Party- June 6, 2015!

    Come join us at Heart Lake Conservation Area in Brampton on Saturday, June 6th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m! Learn about the Conservation Area, pollinator plants, and the Gitigaan Mashkiki Medicine Wheel Garden! Help remove invasive plant species and plant nativ ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  6. Grow the Greenbelt: Add Carruthers Headwaters Protection

      Sierra Club of Canada Foundation is working with Peter Rodrigues (former Pickering Regional Councillor, Ward 3) to protect the Carruthers Creek Headwaters which run through Pickering. The letter below was submitted to Richard Stromberg from the Ministry ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  7. Grow the Greenbelt- We've Submitted Comments on the 2015 Coordinated Review!

    The commenting period for the 2015 Coordinated Review is now closed but Sierra Club of Canada Foundation has made a submission in support of Greenbelt growth and expansion.  Below is a summary of the submission.   Moratorium on Expansion of Urban Developm ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  8. Our Natural Capital Program has a NEW Promo Video!

    Check out our cool new promo video on our YouTube Chanel!! For more information on our Natural Capital Program click here. Thank you to Community Foundation Mississauga for funding video production.   Ontario Chapter ...

    2016-04-21 10:17

  9. 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

  10. Pollinator Progress at Heart Lake Conservation Area

    Earlier this June we partnered with Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) to host a Pollinator Party at Heart Lake Conservation Area. The weather was great and we were thankful to have the 19 volunteers from Peel region who helped with light ga ...

    2016-04-21 10:17