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Study Contradicts Alberta Government

Canada's rapidly expanding tar sands industry is causing the toxic pollution of its rivers, but the government of Alberta continues to deny there is a problem.

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From the plains to the mountains, our mission is to develop a diverse, well trained grassroots network working to protect the integrity of our local and global ecosystems.




18 December, 2014
MEDIA RELEASE / December 18, 2014Sierra Club Canada applauds today's announcement of conditions for a fracking moratorium in New Brunswick. New Brunswick Premier Gallant...
25 November, 2014
TORONTO – The global campaign to ban neonicotinoid pesticides took a big step forward in Ontario today. The provincial government -- using its own pesticide control...
12 November, 2014
OTTAWA – Toxic laundry detergent pods that threaten children is not Canadians only choice. Canadians should know there is a safe, nontoxic and environmentally...
4 November, 2014
OTTAWA – More than 110,000 people have told Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) not to register flupyradifurone, Bayer's latest bee-killing...
30 October, 2014
OTTAWA – Environmental organizations are calling on Health Canada to stop approving systemic pesticides that are toxic to bees and threaten to interfere with ecosystem...
5 April, 2013
Montré du droit par le gouvernement Harper l'an dernier au moment des réformes des lois environnementales, le processus d'évaluation de l...
5 April, 2013
Research is questioning the logic behind the federal government's move to streamline environmental assessments.After tracking thousands of assessments over a decade...
27 March, 2013
Environment Canada, not Sustainable Prosperity, to take over research dataThe people who are winding down the controversial National Round Table on the Environment and...
19 March, 2013
A Thunder Bay city councillor wants environmental groups to take over the Experimental Lakes Area — but one of the groups he's named is throwing cold water on...
19 March, 2013
Sickness being attributed to wind turbines is more likely to have been caused by people getting alarmed at the health warnings circulated by activists, an Australian...

Chelsea Flook  |  2013-06-11 17:35

It is our mission at the Sierra Club Prairie to develop a well-trained knowledgeable network of community leaders who are working to protect the ...

Guest  |  2012-12-06 00:01

Sierra Club Canada is seeking a Communications Intern for its National Office in Ottawa, Ontario for a period of 16 to 20 weeks, beginning January 7, 2013...

Chelsea Flook  |  2012-09-28 17:06

Say No to Shell: Write a letter to Shell about Jackpine expansion by October 1st

  Shell wants to expand its Jackpine Mine project to add...
Chelsea Flook  |  2012-09-04 13:49

Over 5,000 people want Premier Redford to meet with public groups and not just oil execs on the pipeline review. Don't you? Please add your name and...

Chelsea Flook  |  2012-07-10 06:00

“We know that the government isn’t looking out for our safety so we are turning to people throughout the province to let the public know what...

John Bennett   |   3 days 10 hours ago
Friends,You did it! You stopped the Love Canal toxic roadtrip. The Love Canal waste will NOT be disposed of in Ontario now—thanks to you!You can see the breaking CBC story here....
John Bennett   |   4 days 10 hours ago
December 15, 2014Dear friend:Thank you for joining hands with Sierra Club Canada Foundation during these troubling times for Canada’s democracy and the environment.I don’t...
John Bennett   |   1 week 3 days ago
BENNETT BLOG / December 9th, 2014One of the most appalling environmental tragedies in American history, Love Canal, is sending its toxic legacy to Sarnia. About 80 truckloads of...
John Bennett   |   2 weeks 1 day ago
BENNETT BLOG / December 4th, 2014Have you ever wondered why there needs to be a Sierra? This billboard is all the explanation necessary.It seems ‘Friends of Science’,...
John Bennett   |   4 weeks 2 days ago
TransCanada's PR firm should be charged with plagiarismBlog by John Bennett [NOTE: Names of some individuals and political affiliations have not been included to comply with new...

 
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