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  1. SCCF Ontario Hiring: Canada Summer Jobs Intern position

    Sierra Club Ontario is looking for an energetic, creative, and hardworking individual to help with Chapter outreach and campaign-specific initiatives. The Environmental Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for assisting with both online and offline ou ...

    2017-05-15 00:16

  2. UPDATE: OPG's Proposed Deep Geological Repository Project near Lake Huron rejected by CEAA

    Yvonne Ho's blog In 2013, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) proposed to construct, operate, and ultimately decommission and abandon a deep geological repository (DGR) for low- and intermediatelevel radioactive waste. The repository would accommodate was ...

    2017-09-26 09:58

  3. ACTION ALERT: Act Now to Protect our Greenbelt from Costly Urban Sprawl

    Yvonne Ho's blog Going from Greenbelt to a ‘Swiss Cheese belt’... On Monday March 20th, the development industry hosted a lobby day at Queen’s Park to drive home the message that land in and around the Greenbelt is essential to avert the growing hous ...

    2017-03-22 10:30

  4. A Victory for Farmlands and the Niagara Escarpment

    Yvonne Ho's blog "Lost Resources equal lost jobs." The following article was written by Dr. John Bacher of the Preservation of Agricultural Lands Society (PALS), and originally published on The Media Co-op. Although not captured by the majo ...

    2017-03-22 16:50

  5. ACTION ALERT: Oppose Proposed Reductions in Protected Area of Ontario’s Greenbelt

    Yvonne Ho's blog The following article was written by Dr. John Bacher, Greenbelt advocate and a member of Sierra Club Ontario. Through a threefold series of announcements a process has been set in motion which could result in substantial reductions t ...

    2017-02-25 00:17

  6. The Ontario Greenbelt is a great success, but is its future secure?

    Yvonne Ho's blog The following article was originally published in August 2016 on Sierra Club Canada Foundation's blog. At almost 2 million acres, it’s the world’s largest permanently protected greenbelt.  Dan McDermott, who is just stepping dow ...

    2017-02-21 15:37

  7. Guest Post: Canada gets to dump its nuclear waste in South Carolina

    Yvonne Ho's blog The following article was originally published in Sierra Club U.S. website, written by Carol Polsgrove. A judge has given the U.S. Department of Energy the green light to  begin transporting highly radioactive liquid waste  from Onta ...

    2017-03-07 11:03

  8. Guest Post: Ontario's Good Fortune- Appreciating the Greenbelt's Natural Capital

    Yvonne Ho's blog Sierra Club Ontario is a strong advocate of Greenbelt protection, and is an active member on the Ontario Greenbelt Alliance. The following article discusses the various social and environmental benefits that the Greenbelt provides to ...

    2017-02-02 15:55

  9. Guest Post: Radioactive Waste... Rolling Through Your Town?

    Yvonne Ho's blog The following article was originally published on Sierra Club U.S.'s blog, written by Carol Polsgrove.  That truck next to you on the highway may contain “the most radioactively hazardous materials on Earth”. Trucks full of liqu ...

    2017-03-07 11:05

  10. Volunteer with Us

    Think Globally, Act Locally. Volunteers and volunteer leaders are the heart of the Ontario Chapter at Sierra Club of Canada Foundation. As a grassroots organization, we have limited full-time staff and are unable to cover all of the important issues facin ...

    2017-12-20 16:49