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This is a guest blog by Bryan Purcell, Director of Policy and Programs at Toronto Atmospheric Fund. Toronto Atmospheric Fund (TAF) invests in urban...

A pipeline spill at Nexen Energy's Long Lake facility near Fort McMurray, Alta.
Last week, Canada had one of its largest oil spills ever. And this was from a brand-new, state–of-the-art pipeline owned by tar sands oil...

Last week, we posted a blog about the impacts that Canada geese can have on beaches. This is part 2, which explores solutions. Our Blue Flag program...

In the 1950s, when the car was king, car-dependent sprawl subdivisions sprang up across the Greater Golden Horseshoe. We’ve learned a lot since...

In North America too often we tend to think about farmland as development land in waiting. That’s not surprising given that traditionally, our...

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2015
I talk to beach managers all the time, and one of the most common issues I hear about is Canada geese. They destroy grass, attack beach visitors, and...

samples being tested
Environmental pollution isn’t something that only affects the outdoors. Our bodies are permeable, and human beings are part of the very...

Have you heard of the personal wipe craze? Between 2003 and 2013, the international sales of these products nearly doubled to 170 billion units. That...

Me and my mom at the March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate
The day before the March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate, I received an unexpected email from my mom.  My mom said she might like to join me...

Canada’s federal election in October will take place just six weeks before the U.N. climate summit in December. As a result, Canadians do not...