Latest Posts

Check out all the latest web content on our site. You'll find links to the most recent blog posts, news releases, commentary and news from around the Club. Maybe you'd be interested in taking a look at our videos or our social media streams to see more of what we've got out on the Web.
2015-02-19  |  Kristina Jackson

With the link between biodiversity and human health strongly documented it is welcomed that an extensive and complex report, prepared by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD) and the World Health Organization (WHO), is highlighting the need for sustainable development policy to reflect this relationship.

The full report can be found here: http://www.cbd.int/en/health/stateofknowledge

2015-02-19  |  Kristina Jackson

With the link between biodiversity and human health strongly documented it is welcomed that an extensive and complex report, prepared by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD) and the World Health Organization (WHO), is highlighting the need for sustainable development policy to reflect this relationship.

The full report can be found here: http://www.cbd.int/en/health/stateofknowledge

2015-02-18  |  Webmaster

You might have seen the Globe and Mail story on RCMP intelligence reports suggesting Sierra (along with Greenpeace and Tides Canada) are contemplating unlawful activity around petroleum infrastructure. I’m pretty sure Tides and Sierra are not, and Greenpeace might be thinking about erecting a banner somewhere.

Frankly, this kind of stuff coming from “intelligence” sources seems to be more about pleasing the intended readers in government than being truthful or realistic. In fact, most of the allegation and misinterpretations ...

2015-02-16  |  Guest

As a part of our Natural Capital Campaign, Sierra Club has also been active in Peel Region!  There will be a couple of events offered in Peel, after receiving funding from TD- Friends of the Environment Grants.

May 23rd – Tree Planting with Credit Valley Conservation, Location TBD

June 6th – Pollinator Workshop, Heart Lake Conservation Area

If you have any questions, are interested in volunteering at or attending any of these events, please contact Alyssa at alyssab@sierraclub.ca.

Photo: Heart Lake Conservation Area

Retrieved from: http://tinyurl.com/p6bf75h

 

2015-02-16  |  Guest

Last year with funding from RBC's Blue Water Grants, Sierra Club Ontario joined Town of Ajax, and Toronto Regional Conservation Authority to remove stormwater outflow pipes along Ajax’s beaches and replace them with bioswales to help improve water quality. Bioswales are human-created wetland features which slow the flow of stormwater, allowing nutrients and contaminants to be absorbed and filtered by the plants and soil, before the water reaches the beaches.

Last spring we had a successful tree planting at the Paradise Beach bioswale, and will be hosting another Tree planting and additional workshops and events this spring. List of events and volunteer opportunities below:

March 4thAnnual Waterfront Open House

March 18th – Tabling...

Connect With Us...

Sign up for Ozone: Get the latest news and action alerts from Sierra Club Ontario!

User login