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  1. Shallow Politics. Deep Concerns.

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Becky Bassick's blog by Becky Bassick & Lino Grima Sierra Club Canada Foundation, Ontario Chapter Ontario's 42nd general election is scheduled for June of this year. Sierra Club Ontario (SCO) ...

    2018-03-23 11:23

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

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Becky Bassick'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  c ...

    2018-03-27 13:02

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

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Becky Bassick'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 ...

    2018-03-27 13:05

  4. Government of Ontario's "Long-Term Energy Plan" fails to uphold Ontarians' environmental and energy future

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Becky Bassick's blog The following article was written by Becky Bassick, Sierra Club Ontario's Green Energy & Great Lakes Campaign Volunteer. “By wasting billions on nuclear rebuilds rather t ...

    2018-03-27 13:07

  5. ENGOs Unite to Protect the Great Lakes at the People's Great Lakes Summit 2.0

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Becky Bassick's blog Together with Sierra Club Ontario’s Chapter Coordinator, Yvonne Ho and Great Lakes Campaign Chair, Lino Grima, I had the pleasure of attending The People's Great Lakes Summit ...

    2018-03-27 13:08

  6. Our Plastics, Ourselves

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Becky Bassick's blog “I want to say one word to you. Just one word. Are you listening? Plastics.”-- The Graduate, 1967 Plastics are convenient, affordable, and useful. They can be molded into furnitur ...

    2018-05-22 16:37

  7. Pickering Airport/ Duffins Creek [Archived]

    Land in North Pickering was expropriated during the 1970's to be used as an airport. The plans were contested from the start and citizens stopped the original proposal. Now, thirty years later the issue has resurfaced. This time it is not only the la ...

    2017-11-21 14:32

  8. Coal Fire Plant Phase Out [Archived]

    In Ontario, coal power plants supply approximately 10% of the energy used to power factories, homes and businesses. However, the negative environmental effects of burning coal are well known: increasing CO2 and methane concentrations in the atmosphere and ...

    2017-11-21 14:32

  9. Waste Diversion [Archived]

    The manner in which we deal with our ''waste" is a key part of the foundation of a sustainable world.  Isn't sustainability another word for balance? We must learn how to use the world's resources such as wood, rocks, metals and o ...

    2017-11-21 14:33

  10. Forests and Wildlife [Archived]

    Canada's most important natural resource is its forests which provide timber, pulpwood, wildlife habitat and a wealth of recreational opportunities. But the forests are not limitless and all Canadians must share a renewed commitment to their wise use ...

    2017-11-23 12:59