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The time to act to restore our water level is now

Some of the 600 people attending Monday's night's hearing.
DOUGLAS GLYNN The Free Press

Some of the 600 people attending Monday's night's hearing. DOUGLAS GLYNN The Free Press

 

The International Joint Commission (IJC) was told Monday that a “do nothing” approach to restore the water levels of Lakes Michigan-Huron and Georgian Bay is unacceptable.

Simcoe North MP Bruce Stanton joined Great Lakes advocate Mary Muter of the Sierra Club and scores of North Simcoe residents in calling on the IJC to act.

The commission is an independent binational body established by the United States and Canada under the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909.... Read more »

Black Out Speak Out Tool Kit

Attached below is a Tool Kit for organizations, businesses and individuals who want to participate in this Canada-wide effort to raise their voices in response to our federal government who is trying to silence us.  The federal budget has been tempered with in ways that would effect laws that are now in place to protect the environment.

Please take a moment to read through the tool kit attached below!

Save David Dunlap Forest

Walk  To Save Southern Ontario’s Vanishing Forests.

By John Bacher

Today we have a bizarre situation where hard wrested environmental progress is being turned back. This is the shrinking of Southern Ontario’s forests, in the fertile agricultural area south of  the Canadian Shield.

Following the invasion of what was called Upper Canada there was a rampant destruction through burning of the forests of the land which, after Confederation, became called Ontario. Most of these forests were used to produce ashes, to manufacture soap and other products manufactured in Europe. It took sixty large maple trees to produce a single barrel of potash to be shipped across the sea. ... Read more »

Things are abuzz in Peel Region

SIERRA CLUB OF CANADA – PEEL REGION GROUP      2014 Calendar              

http://ontario.sierraclub.ca/en/peel-region-group 
https://www.facebook.com/SierraClubPeel

Sierra Meeting Dates 2014:   2nd Tuesday each month, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton, 7-9pm... Read more »

 
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