Sierra Club of Canada


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Sierra Club of Canada

Address:1 Nicholas St, Suite 412
Ottawa, ON K1N7B7

Phone:613-241-4611
Fax:613-241-2292
Phone:888-810-4204
Web: www.sierraclub.ca
Established: 1969. Description:Concerned with protecting the integrity of global ecosystems. Focuses on five threats: loss of animal and plant species, deterioration of the planet's oceans and atmosphere, the growing presence of toxic chemicals in living things, destruction of wilderness areas, and population growth and over-consumption. Members: 7,000 members and supporters. Dues: $40/year ($20/year for students/seniors).
Publications: SCAN (quarterly); free to members and online. Greenze Gazette (monthly); free electronic newsletter.

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And what I've observed, particularly once I started working with the Sierra Club of Canada and members across Canada, is local groups that aren't members but call us for help--it's like being the 911 number for the environment.
Other organizations have since joined the Sierra Club of Canada in coordinating simultaneous pickets across the country for National Days of Action.
In the Toronto by-law challenge, CELA again intervened on its own behalf and also represented the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, the Ontario College of Family Physicians, the Toronto Environmental Alliance, Sierra Club of Canada and Environmental Defence Canada.
According to the Sierra Club of Canada, so far Shell Canada, Irving, Imperial, PetroCanada, Suncor and Ultramar have stopped using MMT.
In order to sell CANDU reactors to China, Canada looks the other way when it comes to human-rights violations and nuclear weapons proliferation," says Elizabeth May, executive director of the Sierra Club of Canada.
residents carry toxic pesticides in their bodies above government assessed "acceptable" levels, according to a report from Pesticide Action Network North America (PAN), Sierra Club of Canada and Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides(CAP).
Martin von Mirbach of the Sierra Club of Canada takes a similarly practical approach to inclusion of forests in the Kyoto Protocol.
Christine Elworth, senior policy analyst for the Sierra Club of Canada, adds that the Lakes' health was improving, but recent funding cuts have stalled much of the progress.
This means that one criterion for parks in Ontario is that they're not good for anything else," says Elizabeth May, executive director of the Sierra Club of Canada.
In 2001, tired of losing battles with government and industry, Friends of Clayoquot Sound, Greenpeace Canada and the BC chapter of the Sierra Club of Canada launched a small but ambitious project to shift the pressure off old-growth forests.
The Canadian government should provide the best incentives package in the world to stimulate the production of fuel-efficient cars and enhance Canadian competitiveness, says the Sierra Club of Canada, responding to recent automaker demands for financial incentives for hybrid vehicles.