A highway in Ontario’s Greenbelt? A lose-lose proposal

Sep 24, 2014 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Smart Growth Consultant)

Categories: Smart Growth

Ontario’s Greenbelt aims to protect sensitive natural areas and farmland. But Ontario is planning a highway that would cut through the greenbelt and damage…Read More

Canada is bringing a knife to a gun fight on climate change

Sep 23, 2014 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy

Today world leaders are meeting in New York to discuss the fight against climate change. Over 120 heads of state have accepted U.N. Secretary…Read More

A Climate of Hope

Sep 23, 2014 by Sabrina Bowman ()

Categories: Clean Economy

Sunday, New York City, 12:58 pm. A hush fell over a crowd of hundreds of thousands. Hands raised in the air for one minute…Read More

This Sunday: Join the biggest climate march in history

Sep 19, 2014 by Adam Scott ()

Categories: Clean Economy

Over 100,000 people are expected to attend the People’s Climate March in New York City. Thousands more will join community events across North America…Read More

Toilets are not garbage bins!

Sep 19, 2014 by Nancy Goucher ()

Categories: Toxics

Last Friday, a group of septic system workers (MESUG) held an event to draw attention to the impact that so-called “flushable wipes” are having…Read More

Far from harmonized: Canada fails to match U.S. actions on climate change

Sep 18, 2014 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy

Less than 24 hours after President Barack Obama won the presidency back in 2008, several of Prime Minister Harper’s ministers stated that Canada would…Read More

Blowout toxics from your salon!

Sep 12, 2014 by Mariah Griffin Angus ()

Categories: Toxics

Blowout toxics from your salon! While focusing on shellac manicures and the blow-out, most people don’t think of the potential health impacts of beauty…Read More

Tackling toxic pollution: Will Ontario outpace Canada?

Sep 09, 2014 by Maggie MacDonald ()

Categories: Toxics

Toxic chemicals aren’t just a concern for the environment, they also pose a threat to human health.  In recent years, there has been a…Read More

Protect our Advocacy Rights from SLAPP Suits

Sep 03, 2014 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Smart Growth Consultant)

What if our community and environmental groups and organizations, and citizens were silenced? What if citizens and NGO’s in Ontario could not fully participate…Read More

This month’s blog profile: Nicole & Vanessa – Outreach All Stars

Aug 28, 2014 by Outreach Team ()

As we continue to celebrate our 30th anniversary at Environmental Defence, we wanted to recognize a few faces who help to get the word…Read More