New "Beyond Climate Promises" ReportPosted on July 27, 2021
JULY 27, 2021
Kjipuktuk, Nova Scotia - Sierra Club Atlantic’s new Beyond Climate Promises report is calling for urgent action and accountability on climate change, forestry, and a just transition. Sierra Club Atlantic submitted the report to the Nova Scotia Department of Environment and Climate Change last night as part of the public consultation on the Sustainable Development Goals Act and New Climate Change Plan for Clean Growth, which closed July 26.
Goldboro LNG fails to secure investor by June 30th deadlinePosted on June 30, 2021
June 30, 2021
POLL: ATLANTIC CANADIANS OVERWHELMINGLY WANT SHIFT FROM FOSSIL FUELSPosted on June 22, 2021
HALIFAX / K’JIPUKTUK — More than 4 out of 5 people in the provinces of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador want to see a transition to renewable energy and energy efficiency, which would include training and income support for affected workers, according to regional polling conducted in spring 2021 by The Atlantic Quarterly and commissioned by the Council of Canadians, Sierra Club Canada Foundation, and the Ecology Action Centre.
Sierra Club Applauds Joint Review Panel Rejection of the Grassy Mountain Coal ProjectPosted on June 17, 2021
Edmonton, Alberta -- The Sierra Club Canada Foundation applauds the rejection of the Joint Review Panel for the Grassy Mountain Coal Project and calls for immediate action to stop all new coal mining in the foothills of the Rockies.
New Federal Policy Statement on Thermal Coal Mines “a No-Brainer”Posted on June 14, 2021
Federal Court Judge Comments on Land Acknowledgments, Indigenous Consultation, and Two-eyed SeeingPosted on June 14, 2021
Our organizations are committed to the work of reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and Nations in Canada.
We recognize that Indigenous peoples face barriers within the legal system, an extension of the systemic racism which permeates Canada’s public institutions. As predominantly settler organizations, it is incumbent on us to name and address systemic inequities and biases that disproportionately harm Indigenous peoples and communities.
Watch for Wildlife Driver Safety Film Launched Today in Nova ScotiaPosted on June 4, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 4, 2021
Gretchen Fitzgerald, National Programs Director | Sierra Club Canada Foundation
Taylor Godin, Watch for Wildlife Coop Student | Sierra Club Canada Foundation
Diverse Faith Groups to Pray for Mi’kmaw FisheryPosted on May 28, 2021
In the days leading up to the Sipekne’katik First Nation’s plans to fish outside of the commercial fishing season, members of multiple faith traditions will be taking time to pray and meditate for two things: that the Sipekne’katik First Nation fishery will not be subjected to violence; and that Indigenous moderate livelihood fishing rights be respected.
Flawed environmental assessment of offshore drilling faces scrutiny in Federal CourtPosted on May 25, 2021
ST JOHN’S, N.L./TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE BEOTHUK AND MI’KMAQ –
Ecojustice will be in court today to challenge the federal government’s failure to properly assess the impact of exploratory drilling for oil and gas on ecosystems off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, and its attempt to exempt all future exploratory drilling from assessment.