Climate Change

Our Natural Capital Program has a NEW Promo Video!

Check out our cool new promo video on our YouTube Chanel!!

For more information on our Natural Capital Program click here.

Thank you to Community Foundation Mississauga for funding video production.

 

Grow the Greenbelt: Add Carruthers Headwaters Protection


 

Sierra Club of Canada Foundation is working with Peter Rodrigues (former Pickering Regional Councillor, Ward 3) to protect the Carruthers Creek Headwaters which run through Pickering. The letter below was submitted to Richard Stromberg from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, and reflects the work being done to rally support for the protection of the Carruthers Creek Headwaters.


GROW THE GREENBELT IN DURHAM -- Protect Carruthers Creek Headwaters... Read more »

Digging Into Spring!

This past weekend we had a great time planting trees and shrubs in an area of Erindale Park in Mississauga as a part of our Natural Capital Program. Following a quick planting demonstration by Credit Valley Conservation, around 50 enthusiastic participants worked for over three hours (in glorious sunny weather) to get 250 plants in the ground.

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Calling all Waterfront Lovers

Since its creation in 1992 the Waterfront Trail strives to connect urban and rural areas, and reconnect people to their communities and Great Lakes Waterfront. The Waterfront Trail serves as the linkage between over 405 parks and natural areas including wetlands, forests and beaches and stretches across 1400 km of shoreline from the eastern border of Ontario to the northwest (2). Over the years the trail has become a local favorite for leisure and recreation and is a place where people can go to reconnect with nature.

Locally, Toronto and Durham Region have made (and continue to make) a number of improvements for enhanced accessibility along their portions of the Waterfront Trail. A lot of work has gone into creating and enhancing trail segments, and now many neighboring communities are working collaboratively to link their sections for increased functionality.... Read more »

Green Energy Campaign Volunteer

Sierra Club Ontario is seeking a volunteer to work with our Green Energy campaign and upcoming Climate Change project.

Skills/criteria:

  • Experience with research, data entry, and graphic design and editing.
  • Communicate with staff & volunteers on the Green Energy campaign to gather input.
  • Provide original high-resolution files of design for print and web publication (ideally in Photoshop or Illustrator).
  • Be available to work on this immediately.

You will be credited for your design when published.

Share your creativity with Sierra Club and your design will be broadcast far & wide!

Interested? Contact ontariochapter@sierraclub.ca or phone: 416-459-8967

Posting closes: 
Fri, 2016-02-19 (All day)

            

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