Carbon emissions create impacts on communities

Apr 13, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Two international reports out this week highlight both ends of the climate change problem. First, carbon emissions from countries like Canada are high and…Read More


Big changes ahead for Canada’s environmental laws

Apr 11, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change

Canadians deserve better. And it’s entirely possible for the federal government to deliver better. That was a key conclusion of the Expert Panel that…Read More


How to overhaul Canada’s pipeline regulator

Apr 07, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change, Energy East

In the 21st century, we need energy regulation for a clean economy, not a rubber stamp for high-carbon fossil fuel projects Last Friday was…Read More


Building better communities starts with fixing the Ontario Municipal Board

Apr 05, 2017 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Smart Growth Consultant)

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

Citizens want a say in shaping their communities, but when the system fails they are forced to go the antiquated Ontario Municipal Board (OMB)….Read More


Ontario's cap-and-trade auction a success!

Apr 03, 2017 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

The results of Ontario’s first cap-and-trade auction are in. And they’re good! Ontario sold 100 per cent of the 2017 permits it was offering…Read More


A Kinder Morgan update

Mar 30, 2017 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Climate Change

This is a guest post by Eugene Kung of West Coast Environmental Law, B.C.’s legal champion for the environment. It was originally published here…Read More


Four Reasons Keystone XL will not get built

Mar 28, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change

On Friday, U.S. President Donald Trump issued a Presidential Permit that clears the path for TransCanada to cross the Canada-U.S. border with its proposed…Read More


Forests, Climate Change and Carbon Markets: Windfall or Risky Business?

Mar 24, 2017 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Climate Change

Global warming is already impacting ecosystems, economies and communities around the world. Here in Canada, we’ve seen extreme weather lead to flooding and drought,…Read More


Myth-Busting Cap-and-Trade in Ontario

Mar 23, 2017 by Mikayla Wujec (Campaign Coordinator, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy

  Ontario’s first cap-and-trade auction is behind us, but there is still a fair bit of misinformation and misunderstanding around it. So we put…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)

Categories: 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