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SEP
12
2014

Blowout toxics from your salon!

Posted by mgriffinangus in Toxic Nation
Blowout toxics from your salon! While focusing on shellac manicures and the blow-out, most people don’t think of the potential health impacts...

Ontario legislative building
Toxic chemicals aren’t just a concern for the environment, they also pose a threat to human health.  In recent years, there has been a lot...

SEP
03
2014
What if our community and environmental groups and organizations, and citizens were silenced? What if citizens and NGO’s in Ontario could not...

As we continue to celebrate our 30th anniversary at Environmental Defence, we wanted to recognize a few faces who help to get the word out and...

AUG
27
2014
Freshly picked carrots from Carron Farms Ltd. in the Holland Marsh region
This summer, I joined Environmental Defence as a visual communications intern. As part of my internship, I was lucky to visit farms in Ontario’...

AUG
22
2014

Ontario to Act on Toxics

Posted by mmacdonald in
Toxic chemicals aren’t just a concern for the environment, they also pose a threat to human health.  The good news for Ontarians is that...

AUG
20
2014
Ancient Romans had problems with lead pipes (and it might have helped the demise of their civilization), but over 2,000 years later they’re...

There are few natural spaces left in the city. Rouge Park is the largest natural park in Toronto. It’s the perfect place for a nature walk or...

Oil companies like TransCanada spend millions of dollars on ads to greenwash their projects. But no amount of slick advertising can hide the truth...

How long can an industry and a government completely disregard a nation’s laws that are intended to protect that country’s citizens? That...