Ontario’s Issues

The people of Ontario face more and more environmental issues every day.  Here is a quick overview.

The information on this site or linked to this site has been gathered through private amateur research for the purpose of allowing the reader to make an informed decision.  However, while the information is believed to be reliable, accuracy cannot be guaranteed.

Ontario’s Environmental Issues Index          (with sortable headers)


News Articles:

Aggregate News (sand, stone, gravel)     (Ontario pits & quarries (#ONpq))

Aggregate Recycling & Alternatives News

Arctic News

Bees News

Endangered Species / At Risk

Farmland Protection (Cannabis)

First Nations News

Fossil Fuels:

Green Spaces (including provincial parks)

Large-Scale Fill Operations News

Mining News

Miscellaneous News

Monarch Butterfly News

Nuclear News

Plastics News

Social News:

Technology News

Transportation News – Rail

Renewable Energy News (alternatives, hydro, wind, solar, etc.)

Waste Management News (landfills, gasification, alternatives)

Water News

Water Droughts News

What Else Should I Know?

China News

Fukushima Nuclear Plant (Japan) News

Louisiana Sinkhole (USA) News

USA 9/11 News

Whistleblowers News

Other Links:

How an Ontario Bill Becomes Law (.pdf)

How a Federal Bill Becomes a Law

Citizens’ Guides to Land-Use Planning

Citizens’ Guide: Zoning By-Laws (Ontario) (.pdf)

Land-Use Planning – Definitions

Canadian Environmental Law – Quick Intro

“Us Versus Them” by Linda Pim (ON Nature Magazine) — Ontario Municipal Board primer

Ontario politics (#ONpoli)     Canadian politics (#Cdnpoli) 

About the Melancthon Mega Quarry proposal (now withdrawn) (megaquarry, Highland, Bonnefield)