We Need Climate Leadership, Not Kinder Morgan

Sep 26, 2016 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change

The federal government might be about to break another promise. The clock is ticking down toward a December deadline for a Cabinet decision on…Read More


Prime Minister Trudeau adopting former federal government’s weak carbon reduction targets

Sep 22, 2016 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

The past week was not good news for Canadians who want to see our country show climate leadership. Though Canada championed the Paris Agreement…Read More


Out of Mind but Not out of Sight: The Beach Litter Problem

Sep 15, 2016 by Sarah Jamal (Sustainability Intern)

Categories: Blue Flag

You’re at your favourite beach, wiggling your toes in the sand and suddenly you cut your toe on a piece of glass. You look…Read More


A Greenbelt Tale: A Trip to the Farmers' Market – with recipe!

Sep 09, 2016 by Sarah Jamal (Sustainability Intern)

Categories: Greenbelt

Mixed Vegetable Pakoras with a Savoury Peach Chutney (see recipe below) Protecting almost 2 million acres of land in the Greater Golden Horseshoe, the…Read More


The “world’s dumbest policy”: Canada should quickly end fossil fuel subsidies

Sep 09, 2016 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

Earlier this week, the G20 summit wrapped up in China without further progress on getting rid of the “world’s dumbest policy.” That’s how Bloomberg…Read More


A Greenbelt Tale: A Trip to Southbrook Vineyards

Sep 02, 2016 by Sarah Jamal (Sustainability Intern)

Categories: Greenbelt

Peach cobbler, pear salad, and a glass of wine… or two.  What do all of these have in common? Yes, they’re all delicious! But…Read More


Civil society groups urge Trudeau to phase out fossil fuel subsidies in open letter

Sep 01, 2016 by Tim Ehlich (Communications Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, We call on your government to commit to ending Canada’s fossil fuel subsidies by 2020, as a strong show of…Read More


Time to pull the plug on the NEB’s Botched Energy East Review

Aug 31, 2016 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Energy East

That certainly didn’t take long. Just three weeks into the 21-month review of TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline proposal, the National Energy Board (NEB) has…Read More


Back to School Shopping: Stay Calm and Shop Toxic-Free

Aug 30, 2016 by Muhannad Malas (Program Coordinator, Toxics)

Categories: Featured, Toxics

As the summer fun comes to an end, families and students across Canada rush to finish their back-to-school shopping. Toxic chemicals lurk in many…Read More


Freshwater Beaches: A Relic of the Past?

Aug 30, 2016 by Sarah Jamal (Sustainability Intern)

Categories: Blue Flag

This summer, millions of Canadians head to Blue Flag beaches, taking advantage of long hot days. Bags are packed, coolers dragged, sunscreen slathered and…Read More