Canadian and U.S. East Coast at Risk from Energy East Tankers, Report Shows

Jul 26, 2016 by Patrick DeRochie (Campaign Coordinator, Climate)

Categories: Energy East

The opposition to the Energy East pipeline and tanker proposal continues to grow, not just in Canada, but in the U.S. as well. This…Read More

Blue Flag can help you find a clean beach to swim at this summer

Jul 22, 2016 by Sarah Jamal (Sustainability Intern)

Categories: Blue Flag

Nothing says summer like long days spent at the beach – sunbathing, building sandcastles, and walking along the boardwalk are the perfect way to…Read More

Top 5 Advantages of Protecting Ontario’s Greenbelt

Jul 21, 2016 by Sarah Jamal (Sustainability Intern)

Categories: Greenbelt

At almost 2 million acres, Ontario’s Greenbelt is the world’s largest protected greenbelt, keeping our farmlands, forests, and wetlands safe and sustainable. But not…Read More

Addressing climate change in Alberta

Jul 13, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Climate Change

Environmentalists and oil sands representatives sitting at the same table? That’s not something you hear about everyday. But sometimes complex problems require problem-solving from…Read More

Summer algal blooms are the new normal for Lake Erie

Jul 11, 2016 by Ashley Wallis (Program Manager, Water)

Categories: Great Lakes

Last week, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced their 2016 algal bloom forecast for Lake Erie. Experts say 2016 will be a…Read More

Photo contest invites Canadians to show how Life’s a Beach

Jun 29, 2016 by Jen Mayville (Communications Manager)

Categories: Blue Flag

Summer is finally here! And there’s no better place to spend the lazy, hazy days soaking up the sun than at a beach near…Read More

Waukesha water diversion decision sets dangerous precedent for the Great Lakes

Jun 23, 2016 by Claire Kealey ()

Categories: Great Lakes

On Tuesday, the eight governors of the U.S. Great Lakes states voted unanimously to allow Waukesha, Wisconsin to divert more than 30 million litres of Great…Read More

Why a carbon price alone would not make Ontario’s climate plan work

Jun 20, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

The Globe and Mail’s June 10th editorial argued that Ontario’s climate strategy should be boiled down to one, and only one, measure: putting a…Read More

The Energy East pipeline’s official review just launched… and the project faces a growing wall of public opposition

Jun 17, 2016 by Patrick DeRochie (Campaign Coordinator, Climate)

Categories: Climate Change, Energy East

Yesterday the National Energy Board (NEB) announced the launch of the official review of TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline and tanker terminal project. With…Read More

What a deposit return might look like in Ontario

Jun 17, 2016 by Claire Kealey ()

Categories: Great Lakes

In our new campaign, we’re calling on Ontario to introduce a deposit return system for plastic water bottles to increase recycling rates, reduce litter,…Read More