Blogs

From traffic jams that turn our highways and roads into parking lots to jam-packed buses, subways and trains, it’s clear that the Greater...

An electric vehicle (EV) future might seem like a far-away dream. But with the right investments, smart policies and clever design, we can get more...

FEB
02
2016
It’s time to drive a stake in the heart of the redundant Highway 413 (aka GTA West) – before it comes back to life. And we need your help...

FEB
01
2016
One of the most frequently asked questions we receive about the Blue Flag is: “How do you choose which beaches and marinas receive the eco-...

JAN
29
2016
thermostat with toque
Last week, we chalked up a win on climate change in Ontario. It’s not the kind of thing that grabs headlines. It’s likely that many of...

More and more research shows that plastic pollution levels in our waters are spiralling out of control. Immediate action is needed to prevent our...

Pesticides and risks to health
Today’s report from Canada’s Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, Office of the Auditor General, sheds light on...

When you drop off clothes at the dry cleaner, you could unknowingly be putting our Great Lakes at risk. How is that possible? The culprit is a dry...

JAN
15
2016
Costume Jewelry
Children love to play with shiny things, whether they are packaged in a kid-friendly wrapper, found on top of mom’s dresser, or on the shelves...

This is a guest blog by Temara Brown, Executive Director of the Concerned Residents Association of North Dumfries. CRAND acts in the interests of the...