Blogs

Summer is the perfect time to explore the great outdoors, and there’s no better way to do that than a camping trip! If you’re planning to...

Blue Flags are popping up all over Ontario! What does a Blue Flag mean? It means that the beach or marina proudly flying the flag is clean,...

JUL
23
2014
Trailbreaker Pipeline Plan
The lovely seaside town of South Portland, Maine would seem far away from the growing movement opposing tar sands and related pipelines taking root...

JUL
16
2014
It is not an easy time to be a pipeline proponent. Just a few short years ago most pipeline proposals were considered by some as no-brainers. Fast...

Protecting Great Lakes - a recreational, economic and ecological investment
Sometimes it takes a crisis, like the 2001 Walkerton tragedy that killed seven people, to wake people up to the need for change. But other times,...

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When will Canada finally wash its hands of the nasty antibacterial chemical triclosan?   The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) and...

JUL
11
2014

(Still) Fuelling the Problem

Posted by hmckinnon in Tar Sands
Ending fossil fuel subsidies was one of the first climate campaigns I worked on. In 2009, it was one of the few places within energy and climate...

More and more articles are making it clear that bees around the world are in trouble. Luckily people are starting to take action to save the...

JUL
10
2014
Life's a Beach Photo Contest
There is no better place to be on a hot, sunny summer day than at the beach. The beach is not only a great place to beat the heat, but it’s...

Yesterday, a new study was published confirming the link between toxins from the tar sands and damages to human health. For years, First Nations in...