Join Sierra Club and Pembina Institute
for a special TarSands Canoe Floatilla
Aug 4th to 6th 2010
Canoe the Athabasca River from
Fort McMurray to Fort Mackay
Join the Sierra Club as we meet up with the Connecting the Drops Athabasca River expedition & paddle through the oil sands from Fort McMurray to Fort MacKay with representatives from the Athabasca Tribal Council, expedition team, local residents & interested Albertans (launch from Fort McMurray early on August 4).... Read more »
The Sierra Club Prairie has obtained a leaked copy of the most recent Alberta Wetlands Policy that shows the extent of industry influence over environmental decisions for the province. Read More >>
Stop the Eastern Irrigation District from becoming a water broker! Read More >>
Latest Campaign - got thirst?... Read more »
OTTAWA – Syncrude Canada Ltd. was found guilty today on federal and provincial charges and may now face fines of up to $800 000.
“It is great to see Syncrude charged as guilty under federal and provincial laws," said Sheila Muxlow, Interim Director of Sierra Club Prairie. "I just hope the federal and provincial governments see that it's time to shut these projects down and begin the transition towards a clean, green, renewable energy economy."
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About Ontario Water Group
The Ontario Water Group is made up of staff and volunteers - we are small, but dedicated group working hard on a number of freshwater issues facing the province of Ontario. Because water is interwoven into everything we do, other Ontario Chapter campaigns have been instrumental in the protection of Ontario's water sources.
With so many bodies of water in our beautiful province, what issues, you might ask, that call upon the work of the Ontario Water Group? well... read below and learn.
The Issues... too many, but here is a 'snap shot':... Read more »
Thirty environmental, urban planning and health groups will deliver a letter to Dalton McGuinty today, urging Ontario’s premier to break the province of its addiction to oil.
The groups — including Earthroots, Greenpeace Canada, Sierra Club Ontario and the David Suzuki Foundation — say the devastating oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is a “wake-up call” for Ontario.
They say McGuinty should work to wean people off their dependence on oil and move the province towards cleaner energy methods, such as electric vehicles.
Environmental Defence, one of the groups that signed the letter, says Ontario consumes almost 200 million barrels of oil each year, mostly for transportation, and sends up to $20 billion out of the province to buy it.