Tip of the Month: Face Paint that Won’t Make Your Skin Crawl this Halloween

Oct 12, 2014 by Jen Mayville (Communications Manager)

Categories: Toxics

The scariest thing you will see this Halloween won’t be the little ghosts and goblins knocking at your door. It will most likely be…Read More

2014 Environmental Commissioner Report: Good plans, now let's get moving to protect Ontario's Land and Water

Oct 09, 2014 by Nancy Goucher ()

Categories: Smart Growth

By Susan Swail, Greenbelt Campaigner and Nancy Goucher, Water Campaigner This week’s report from Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner shows that the provincial government is on…Read More

Line 9 reversal halted due to danger to rivers and lakes

Oct 08, 2014 by Adam Scott ()

Categories: Clean Economy

The National Energy Board (NEB) just rejected Enbridge’s request for permission to restart its Line 9 pipeline until further notice. It turns out that…Read More

Will new U.S.-Canadian agreement impact Canadian toxics control?

Oct 07, 2014 by Maggie MacDonald ()

Categories: Toxics

There are a lot of international trade talks happening these days, and different regulations and how they affect business are a big topic of…Read More

Clorox to pull back the curtain on its scents

Oct 07, 2014 by Mariah Griffin Angus ()

Categories: Toxics

Have you ever wondered what makes your dish soap smell like lemons or your moisturizer smell like vanilla? It’s often many things but it’s…Read More

Environment Commissioner’s report: Canada is failing its own objective to undertake responsible energy development

Oct 07, 2014 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy

Today, Canada’s Environment Commissioner released a report that shows that the federal government continues to allow risky and irresponsible energy development at the expense…Read More

Ontario’s priorities: Good news for healthy sustainable communities

Oct 01, 2014 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Smart Growth Consultant)

Categories: Smart Growth

Last week, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne posted mandate letters online for each Ministry. The letters identify the government’s priorities for the next four years….Read More

A Mandate for the Environment

Sep 26, 2014 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

Yesterday, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne released her mandate letters. These set priorities for her ministers and ministries as part of her commitment to open…Read More

Asthma and a Common Household Chemical: New Research on Pre-Natal Exposure

Sep 26, 2014 by Maggie MacDonald ()

Categories: Toxics

Asthma is the most common chronic disease of children in Canada, affecting 12.5 per cent of children. In the past decade, studies have linked…Read More

More proof on the need to extinguish flame retardants

Sep 25, 2014 by Mariah Griffin Angus ()

Categories: Toxics

From melting ice caps to loss of habitat, life isn’t easy in the Arctic. And it’s only getting worse thanks to the widespread presence…Read More