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On the world stage, Canada is known as a climate laggard, not a climate leader. And oily spin from pipeline companies doesn’t change this. In a...

JUN
30
2015

Fly your own Blue Flag!

Posted by btryon in Blue Flag
You’ve probably heard about the Blue Flag award for beaches and marinas, but did you know that boat owners can fly the Blue Flag, too? The...

JUN
25
2015
It’s summertime and the living is easy. And there’s no better place to spend the lazy, hazy days of summer relaxing, cooling off or...

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JUN
17
2015
The Dirty Truth on cleaning products
It’s great when your home smells fresh, but what’s lurking in the scents that linger after you clean? The secret to that smell might be...

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JUN
15
2015
Algal blooms on Lake Erie
Did you hear about the big news that came out of the Great Lakes governors and premiers’ summit in Quebec City this weekend? On Saturday,...

Monday’s G7 meeting in Germany signalled the beginning of the end for the fossil fuel era, as G7 leaders committed their countries to the long-...

JUN
11
2015
Tourists aren’t the only ones flocking to Blue Flag beaches. Toronto’s Hanlan’s Point is the latest beach with the eco-label to...

JUN
09
2015
The bees are rejoicing! The flowers are breathing a sigh of relief. And the butterflies are feeling a little more carefree. That’s because...

JUN
05
2015
The Ontario Legislature
When hundreds of Ontarians unite to protect the environment, great things can happen. We saw an excellent example of this just this week. We asked...

JUN
05
2015
Child with sunscreen on
Did you know it’s Sun Awareness Week in Canada? With summer around the corner, it’s the right time to talk about which sunscreens are...