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Aug 29: A night out with SCO

A Night Out with Sierra Club! Join us for a relaxed evening of casual drinks and meet other local environmentalists and professionals! It's a great opportunity to network and meet like-minded individuals. Feel free to drop-by and bring friends or colleagues who may be interested in this green meet-and-greet!

 When: Thursday, August 29
Time: 7:00 pm
Where: Paupers Pub, 2nd Floor (539 Bloor St. W)
Directions: a few steps south-east of Bathurst Station

Please join us on Sunday April 21, 2013 to celebrate the life and remarkable achievements of Peter Orphanos

On April 21 2013, Sierra Club Ontario and Credit Valley Conservation will be co-hosting a very special event to honour our late friend and colleague, Peter Orphanos.

Peter Orphanos, founder of Sierra Club's Peel Region Group and environmental champion, lost his battle with cancer in December just before the holidays. His passing was felt in his community and across the country. Peter Orphanos was a dedicated man and was widely respected as a knowledgeable and determined environmental advocate. The embodiment of “Think Global Act Local”, he devoted decades of his life to protecting the Credit River Valley that winds through Peel Region and alongside his Streetsville, Mississauga home to Lake Ontario.... Read more »

The time to act to restore our water level is now

Some of the 600 people attending Monday's night's hearing.

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 »

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