Good riddance to the Ontario Municipal Board

May 24, 2017 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Smart Growth Consultant)

Categories: Smart Growth

Good Riddance to the Ontario Municipal Board Reforms promise to bring back democracy to city planning When the province announced it was shutting down…Read More

NEB review panel may assess Energy East’s carbon pollution

May 19, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Energy East

After years of advocacy and thousands of emails from supporters like you, the National Energy Board (NEB) finally listened: The climate impacts of the…Read More

Big day for Ontario as Greenbelt protection strengthened

May 18, 2017 by Erin Shapero (Senior Program Manager, Greenbelt and Smart Growth)

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

  Today is a big day for Ontario! After 26 months of public consultation, the government has released the new Greenbelt and Growth Plans….Read More

Expert Panel report recommends NEB overhaul – but is it enough?

May 17, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Energy East

On Monday, the Expert Panel on the Modernization of the National Energy Board (NEB) released its report and recommendations on how to fix Canada’s…Read More

Birthdays and Blue Flag: Canadians have lots to celebrate this summer

May 17, 2017 by Brett Tryon (Program Manager, Blue Flag)

Categories: Blue Flag

This summer we have a lot to celebrate: not only is it Canada’s 150th birthday, but the international Blue Flag program is turning 30….Read More

ALL waterways must be protected from Energy East spills, say NW Ontario residents

May 10, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Energy East

All water is equally important and all waterways that would be crossed by the proposed Energy East pipeline are “significant.” This resounding message was…Read More

Top 10 reasons why Canada needs to regulate methane emissions now

Apr 26, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Canada has a gas problem—a methane gas problem. New research shows that methane emissions are significantly higher than reported by the oil and gas…Read More

The Climate Test: Can Canada Build New Pipelines and Meet its Climate Commitments?

Apr 24, 2017 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Climate Change

  This is a guest post by Kevin Brady and Duncan Noble, co-authors of The Climate Test: Aligning Energy Project Assessment with Climate Policy  …Read More

Reaching New Heights - Building Up Good Jobs for Ontarians

Apr 19, 2017 by Mikayla Wujec (Campaign Coordinator, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy

Red hot housing prices, sky-high condos and expanding sprawl –  all recognizable traits of Ontario’s building sector. Lesser known? The massive opportunity for good…Read More

Tips & tricks for non-toxic spring cleaning

Apr 13, 2017 by Sarah Jamal (Program Coordinator, Toxics)

Categories: Toxics

  While spring brings warmer weather, sunnier days, and beautiful flowers, it also brings the reminder that it’s time to air out, declutter our…Read More