Media Releases

Wildlife Hold Margin of Victory in Upcoming Prairie Votes

A ban on wolf and coyote culls, provincial infrastructure funding for wildlife overpasses, overnight shelters for urban wildlife, and mandatory nature education for K-12 students have become hot-button issues in two of Canada’s prairie provinces

Sierra Club Québec s'oppose à l'assujettissement des OSBL à la loi sur le lobbyisme

Sierra Club Quebec opposes the submission of non for profits to Quebec lobbying laws


Le 10 février, Sierra Club Québec a défendu, devant le Commissaire au lobbyisme du Québec, son opposition à l'assujettissement des OSBL à la Loi sur la transparence en matière de lobbysime, tel que suggéré dans le projet de loi no 56.

Dans la présente Loi sur la transparence en matière de lobbyisme, des OSBL sont exclus. Selon le législateur, cette situation nourrit la perception qu'il y existe de bons et de mauvais lobbyistes.

Moratoire Vert Montréal

Sierra Club Québec, GRIP-UQAM, la Coalition Verte et différents groupes citoyens réclament un moratoire de dix années sur tout développement dans les milieux naturels de l'île de Montréal.

Sierra Club Canada Foundation applauds Obama's rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline

"President Barack Obama’s historic decision to reject TransCanada Corporation’s controversial Keystone XL pipeline brings North America one step closer to a low-carbon economy, while pointing to the power of citizen action in delivering the right political response to climate change", said Diane Beckett, Interim Executive Director of the Sierra Club of Canada Foundation.

North America’s largest environmental organization honours Dalton McGuinty

Dalton McGuinty
OTTAWA – Former Ontario Premier, Dalton McGuinty, received the Sierra Club Distinguished Service Award at a ceremony in San Francisco on Saturday, September 12, 2015. The award honours individuals serving in the public sector who have demonstrated a strong and consistent commitment to conservation. He was nominated by Sierra Club Canada Foundation for his outstanding environmental dedication. Mr. McGuinty is responsible for closing Ontario’s coal-fired power plants, passing the Green Energy Act, and creating the Greenbelt around Toronto.