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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!

More Mississauga Riparian Restoration Opportunities: Oct 2014

ACER (Association for Canadian Educational Resources) has a number of programs but one very special one is their use of citizen scientists to collect climate change data. This year ACER is planting a number of sites to restore forests around Lake Ontario and is seeking volunteers to plant and help with monitoring of trees. Their Riparian Rangers program.

As a volunteer for Riparian Rangers Mississauga you will gain hands-on knowledge concerning the restoration and monitoring of riparian ecosystems. Specifically, volunteers will clean the sites so they are free from litter, identify and remove invasive species, as well as measure and monitor 10% of each tree species that has been planted in terms of growth and health.

Volunteers will be needed for two restoration sites:... Read more »

The City of Brampton Council rejects the Norval Quarry re-zoning

From our friends at Norval Pit-Stop community organization:
 

 

 

 

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Call for Candidates: Represent Ontario on the National Board!

Calling all Candidates!

The Sierra Club Canada Foundation (SCCF) Board of Directors is expanding this year. There will be 12 elected members in two categories: 6 members-at-large and a representative from each of our 5 regions: Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, Prairies and British Columbia, plus one seat from the Youth Coalition.

Each year, one half of Board members are elected for a 2-year term. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age.

We are looking for candidates with non-profit board experience, fundraising experience, knowledge of environmental issues and time to dedicate to the governance of this influential national charity.... Read more »

Posting closes: 
Thu, 2014-10-09 (All day)

Unity for the Climate

Over the past 5 months, Joseph Boutilier has cycled 5,000km on one wheel to call for action on climate change. Join Joseph as he arrives in our nation’s capital – his final destination – to meet with MPs just as Parliament reopens for the Fall session. Join others demanding political action and unity for the climate crisis. Do it #ForOurFuture.

12:00 pm, September 15, 2014 – Parliament Hill (Meet at the Centennial Flame), Wellington St., Ottawa... Read more »

 
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