At Sierra Club Ontario, our work mainly focuses on protecting the Great Lakes ecosystem, growing and protecting the Greenbelt, and promoting Green Energy adoption in Ontario. Sierra Club Ontario also works on very local issues, in coordination with smaller communities in Ontario.
Calling all Candidates!
The Sierra Club Canada Foundation (SCCF) Board of Directors is expanding this year. There will be 12 elected members in two categories: 6 members-at-large and a representative from each of our 5 regions: Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, Prairies and British Columbia, plus one seat from the Youth Coalition.
Each year, one half of Board members are elected for a 2-year term. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age.
We are looking for candidates with non-profit board experience, fundraising experience, knowledge of environmental issues and time to dedicate to the governance of this influential national charity.
Halifax, NS - Sierra Club Canada Foundation and Save Our Seas and Shores (SOSS) are celebrating the protection of the Gulf of St. Lawrence as oil company Corridor Resources announced yesterday it is suspending work on its Old Harry lease in the middle of the Gulf.
MARCH 5, 2018
(Lunenburg, N.S.) – The Offshore Alliance says a so-called 'public engagement exercise' by the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) was totally inadequate and is happy to see it scrapped.
The Alliance, a growing association of over twenty Nova Scotia environmental, fisheries and citizens’ organizations, was formed to press the Trudeau government to make good on its promise “to make environmental assessment credible again.”
From coast to coast, Sierra Club Canada Foundation staff and volunteers in all 5 of our Chapters have worked hard for years, campaigning to protect endangered Blue Whales in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, to ban the use of bee killing neonicotinoid pesticides, to create a national climate change action plan and to expand green space in and around our cities.
About 200 animals a year are brought to the Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre for treatment after being struck by vehicles. One was this red fox, which survived. (Murdo Messer/Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre)
There are few species in Nova Scotia that drivers haven't crushed with their tires, bludgeoned with their bumpers or walloped with their windshields.
Snapping turtles, bald eagles and even bobcats and bears have all been felled by the automobile — and some species are feeling the strain on their population.
October 6, 2017
Watch for Wildlife, a wildlife vehicle collision prevention program of Sierra Club Canada Foundation, is asking drivers to take extra care to avoid collisions with wildlife over the Thanksgiving long weekend.
Come out to the #DitchTheLawn event on September 30th at Dalhousie University, Halifax and learn more about our green spaces.
For details, please see the poster below: