Why is nothing being done about toxic tailings ponds leaking into Alberta rivers?
Sep 05, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)
The volume of tailings ponds from tar sands development has now exceeded a trillion litres…and growing. That’s the conclusion from recently published research. …Read More
Guilty but not charged: Why is Canada letting Volkswagen get away with its diesel car pollution scam?
Aug 03, 2017 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)
Two years ago, Volkswagen (VW) was caught red-handed selling cars with software that surreptitiously turned off the pollution control equipment of over 11 million…Read More
Great news! Parliamentary committee recommends a stronger toxics law
Jun 20, 2017 by Muhannad Malas (Program Manager, 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
How much atrazine needs to be in our water until Canada bans this harmful pesticide?
Mar 22, 2017 by Muhannad Malas (Program Manager, Toxics)
Update: Health Canada released their decision on March 31, 2017 to not ban atrazine and to conduct a second review of the pesticide to…Read More
Weak labelling rules leave Canadians in the dark about harmful ingredients
Feb 03, 2017 by Sarah Jamal (Program Coordinator, Toxics)
From toothpaste to shampoo, to all-purpose cleaner and dish soap, cleaning and personal care products are essentials that we use every day. Whether we…Read More