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

Great news! Parliamentary committee recommends a stronger toxics law

Jun 20, 2017 by Muhannad Malas (Program Manager, Toxics)

Categories: Toxics

From a legal recognition of our right to a healthy environment, to stronger protections from hormone-disrupting chemicals in consumer products, a parliamentary committee report…Read More

Reducing pollution makes economic sense

Jun 19, 2017 by Muhannad Malas (Program Manager, Toxics)

Categories: Toxics

This Op-Ed by Dr. Elaine MacDonald (senior scientist and program director of healthy communities at Ecojustice Canada) and Muhannad Malas (toxics program manager at…Read More