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Environmental Defence inspires change by connecting people with environmental issues that affect their daily lives in their homes, workplaces, and neighbourhoods.

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We are Canada's most effective environmental action organization. We challenge, and inspire change in government, business and people to ensure a greener, healthier and prosperous life for all.

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Environmental Defence is a team of smart, creative, and passionate folks. We’ve got scientists, lawyers, policy experts, and community members working hard to protect Canada’s environment and human health.

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Energy conservation is common sense...

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Ask cosmetics companies to improve their chemical policies

Environmental Defence has released a report showing that while some of the largest cosmetics...

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Tell your MPP to give Ontario’s environment a present by Earth Day

This spring Ontario’s elected officials have the power to pass two important new laws. One...

Tell the federal government to fix our broken regulatory system

The National Energy Board (NEB) recently approved Enbridge’s...

Tipping the Scales

The Great Lakes is on the verge of being invaded by the most destructive exotic species it has...

Ask Canada to Improve Toxic Chemical Regulation

Environmental Defence has released a report showing that Canadian babies are being exposed to a...

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