Kicking Out Toxic Chemicals


Tell Canada to ban atrazine, a harmful pesticide
The federal Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) is proposing to continue to allow the use of atrazine, a harmful pesticide widely used to kill weeds in corn and sorghum farms in Ontario and Quebec.

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Protect Ontarians Health: Require the Disclosure of Toxic Substances
On a daily basis, Canadians coast-to-coast are exposed to toxic chemicals at home, in their workplaces and in the greater environment.

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Ask Canada to Improve Toxic Chemical Regulation
Every day, Canadians are exposed to a slew of chemicals that are harmful to human health.

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Ask the federal government to ban BPA in food cans
Bisphenol A (BPA) continues to be widely present in the linings of many food cans in our grocery stores. This means that Canadians are putting their health at risk when they consume canned foods that may be contaminated with hormone-disrupting BPA.

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Time to Ban Triclosan From Household Use
The chemical triclosan is present in most antibacterial products. But it’s a known endocrine (or hormone) disruptor, which can affect thyroid function – and is even linked to liver cancer.

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Tell Canada to Take Toxic Ingredients Out of Body Care Products
Send this letter to The Honourable Dr. Jane Philpott, Minister of Health asking to take toxic ingredients out of body care products.

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Climate & Clean Economy


Tell the Canadian government to stop giving government money to fossil fuel companies
The Canadian government must act now and stop giving billions in handouts to coal, oil, and natural gas companies to produce and pollute more.

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Tell our elected federal officials to reject the risky Energy East pipeline
The proposed massive Energy East pipeline poses tremendous risks for our communities, our drinking water, and our shared climate.

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Tell the federal government: It’s time for Canada to become a global climate leader
Climate leadership requires action across all economic sectors and in all provinces and territories.

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Tell the federal government to fix the broken pipeline review process
The federal system for reviewing major energy projects is in crisis. Last week’s recusal of Energy East panel members and suspension of the pipeline’s review process is the latest sign that the National Energy Board is broken.

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Tell Ontario to commit to 100% renewable energy
Clean, renewable energy is the surest – and cheapest – pathway to a low-carbon economy.

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Support Climate Action and Building a Clean Economy in Ontario
Ontario is moving forward with a cap-and-trade program and a climate action plan to cut carbon pollution and build a low-carbon, clean economy. Tell Ontario you support bold climate action.

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Creating Livable Communities


Last Chance to Protect our Greenbelt from Greedy Developers
Developers want Ontario to weaken our precious Greenbelt so they can build more of the far-flung sprawl developments that are so lucrative for them. They say there’s not enough land available for first-time homeowners. These developers are not telling the truth.

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Fix the undemocratic Ontario Municipal Board now
The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) is broken and in desperate need of repair. It’s time to fix the OMB.

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Stop Highway 413
Ontario is proposing a redundant highway (Highway 413) which would cost taxpayers over $4 billion, cut through the Greenbelt and pave over thousands of acres of farmland. Sign the petition now and ask Ontario to halt their plans to spend billions on a mega highway and instead invest in public transit.

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Safeguarding Canada’s Freshwater


Save Lake Erie: Take the water pledge
Lake Erie is a global treasure – it provides drinking water for millions of people, and supports a billion dollar economy and a truly remarkable ecosystem. And it needs our help.

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Tell Ontario to put a price on plastic pollution
Plastic pollution has reached every corner of the globe. The Pacific Garbage Patch is well known. What’s less known is that 80 per cent of litter in the Great Lakes region is plastic.

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Tell the Ontario and federal governments to tackle algae in Lake Erie
Canada and Ontario have jointly released a draft action plan to address excessive algae in Lake Erie. But the draft plan is missing timelines, resources, and measureable outcomes. Tell Ontario and Canada: we need a plan to keep the lake healthy and clean, for the sake of the people and wildlife that rely on it.

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Free Speech


TELL THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO PROTECT CANADIANS’ FREE SPEECH
A new law is needed to give citizens a voice through the charities they support.

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