Niagara Group

Great news to those in the Niagara Region!

A new group has been started by Larry-Alan Caldwell.
They are looking for new members as well as donations for upcoming projects.

Contact Larry at larryalancaldwell@yahoo.ca to get involved.

More to come soon!

 

 

 

Niagara Group meeting: Saturday, Oct.5

Live in the Niagara Region? Get involved with the Sierra Club of Canada -  Niagara Group by coming to our fall meeting!

Date: Saturday, October.5 @ 2.30 pm
Location: London Arms restaurant located in the Pen Center.

Please feel free to invite people with a concern for environmental protection here in niagara.    

Sierra Club Fights Urban Sprawl in Niagara

By John Bacher 

            Through a combination the Greenbelt and provincial interventions at the Ontario Municipal Board, (OMB), the Niagara Region has been largely protected from the threat of urban sprawl. There is one area however, that remains vulnerable to sprawl which is not justified in a region that has a housing supply of over 40 years. It has been termed by the late dairy farmer, Peter Grandoni, as the “Black Belt” of Niagara, as developers claim a loop hole of being exempted through grand fathering from the Ontario government’s Growth Management Plan.  Grandoni saw this loophole as a way speculators could beat up the rural landscape of Niagara, chewing up its forests and polluting its streams. ... Read more »

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