This summer, take the Plastic Free July Challenge with us!
ALL MONTH: Refuse, reduce, re-use – take steps to reduce your plastic use all month long. Under COVID, we know not all actions to reduce plastic waste will be possible. but many still are: for instance, stores can let you re-use bags you pack yourself.
Native Prairie Appreciation Week is officially celebrated in Saskatchewan from June 13-19 in collaboration with the Saskatchewan Prairie Conservation Action Plan (SK PCAP). It is celebrated nationwide from June 17-22. However, the Canadian prairies boast many incredible ecoregions, unique wildlife and stunning landscapes that should be celebrated all the time!
The provincial government of Doug Ford has waged quite a negative attack on land use planning policies in Ontario. However, what is important is that due to the cornerstones of good policy, the Greenbelt and Wetland protection have remained intact. This has been a major victory for the environmental protection movement. This is a good contrast with the United States where policies to protect wetlands were gutted by the first George Bush Presidential administration.
In June of 2021, the Ontario Sierra Club Chapter commenced the research project for the Regional Assessment of the Ring of Fire. The Ring of Fire research project was led by Sierra Club Ontario’s former Chapter Chair, Joseph Duncan; an Indigenous member from Treaty Nine Territory.
Join us for an afternoon of eco-inspired poetry readings from award-winning canadian poets. This event is celebrating Sierra Club Canada Foundation’s 50th anniversary and is hosted for our 50 Days of Action.
Date: June 6, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM PT - 12:30 PM PT / 2:00 PM ET - 3:30 PM ET
Please register in advance for this event:
Sierra Club Canada Foundation (SCCF) is recruiting new board members for the upcoming term, starting in June 2021. We encourage Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, 2SLGBTQQIPA individuals and people who are members of Canada’s diverse communities to apply to join the board. We are committed to building and maintaining a work environment that is welcoming to people who bring other ways of seeing, knowing and communicating to our work.
On February 8, 2021, Alberta’s Minister of Energy Sonya Savage reinstated the 1976 Coal Policy after the overwhelmingly negative response to the threat posed by coal mining to the Eastern Slopes of the Rockies.
En ce moment, nous avons une occasion unique de pouvoir rebâtir une société plus juste, meilleure pour notre santé, notre économie et la nature. Les décideurs à Ottawa sont en train de déterminer comment allouer les milliards de dollars de nos impôts, avec un nouveau budget fédéral qui arrive à grands pas.
Pour façonner un Canada qui répond à notre vision, nous demandons au gouvernement fédéral de prendre d’importantes décisions d'investissement qui :
Right now, we have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to rebuild a just society that is better for our health, the economy, and nature. Decision-makers in Ottawa are currently determining how to allocate billions of our tax dollars, with a new federal budget just around the corner.
To shape the Canada that we want to see, we are asking the federal government to make critical investment decisions that:
What are the facts about Enbridge’s Line 5 oil pipeline and its environmental threats to the Great Lakes? Why is Michigan acting with urgency to stop the flow of oil in the Straits of Mackinac? Representatives from the Sierra Club Michigan Chapter, the Bay Mills Indian Community and the Oil & Water Don’t Mix campaign will join Sierra Club Canada’s All Hands on Deck for a conversation about Enbridge Line 5.
Photo of Stephen Ogden, Dr John Bacher and Danny Beaton Nov 2008, Walk For Water Stop Site 41.
Article by John Bacher with contributions from Danny Beaton, Mohawk of the Turtle Clan.
Join us for the second annual Farmland Drainage and the Environment Conference. This year’s virtual conference will address the theme of farmland drainage effects to water and our environment.
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