Reducing Canada's methane emissions should be a no-brainer

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

Categories: Climate Change

  There are so many good reasons for Canada to have strong methane regulations. Here are a few: Methane is a potent greenhouse gas…Read More


Getting carbon pricing right is the key to making it effective

Jul 25, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Carbon polluters should pay for their emissions. That’s pretty obvious. Putting a price on carbon gives companies, governments, and individuals an incentive to reduce…Read More


5 reasons to get the dirty butts off our beaches

Jul 20, 2017 by Brett Tryon (Program Manager, Blue Flag)

Categories: Blue Flag

No butts about it — when it comes to litter, cigarette butts are at the top of the heap. The International Coastal Cleanup, which…Read More


Spinning the bottle: Coca-Cola U.K.'s recycled content announcement distracts us from the real problem

Jul 20, 2017 by Ashley Wallis (Program Manager, Water)

Categories: Great Lakes

Last week, Coca-Cola U.K. announced plans to double the amount of recycled plastic in their bottles from 25 to 50 per cent by 2020….Read More


Summer forecast for Lake Erie: the nasty algae monster is back

Jul 13, 2017 by Ashley Wallis (Program Manager, Water)

Categories: Great Lakes

Sunny, sweaty summer days have us dreaming about long walks on the beach, and sunset paddles along sparkling rivers and lakes. But an expected…Read More


Why you shouldn't dry clean your "Dry Clean Only" clothes

Jul 05, 2017 by Sarah Jamal (Program Coordinator, Toxics)

Categories: Toxics

Would you dare wash a “Dry Clean Only” silk top at home and risk ruining the texture or shrinking it beyond recognition? You might…Read More


Are Canada’s two largest provinces calling for the delay of the Energy East review?

Jun 30, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Energy East

We’ve been saying for nearly a year that the review of the proposed Energy East pipeline lacks credibility and needs to be delayed until…Read More


What are those pink things floating in the Rideau River?

Jun 29, 2017 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Energy East

This is a guest blog by Chris Weissflog, Co-Founder and Energy East Response Coordinator, Sustainable North Grenville     If you’ve recently visited the Baxter…Read More


Tailings ponds a growing liability for Albertans

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

Categories: Climate Change

More than a trillion litres. That’s the total volume of liquid tailings that has been created by the tar sands industry in Alberta.  …Read More


This summer, show us how Life’s a Beach

Jun 22, 2017 by Jen Mayville (Communications Manager)

Categories: Blue Flag

Building sandcastles, splashing in the water, or going for a leisurely stroll along the boardwalk—there’s no better place to beat the heat this summer…Read More