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A quiet release of some big climate news

Jun 26, 2014 by Hannah McKinnon ()

Categories: Clean Economy

Just the other day a major report found its way on to the Natural Resources Canada website with no fanfare. The topic? Climate change…Read More


Putting a face on the risks of Energy East

Jun 23, 2014 by Naomi Carniol (Sr. Communications Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy

It’s one thing to talk about how the Energy East tar sands pipeline would put the drinking water, health, and environment of millions of…Read More


When First Nations come First

Jun 21, 2014 by Sabrina Bowman ()

Categories: Clean Economy

Today (June 21) is National Aboriginal Day, coming just four days after the federal government’s endorsement of the Northern Gateway pipeline project. Besides being…Read More


Major new study reveals maternal exposure to toxic chemicals

Jun 20, 2014 by Maggie MacDonald ()

Categories: Toxics

MIREC is a major Canadian study of maternal exposure to environmental contaminants. Yesterday, new results from the study were released, detailing findings on pregnant…Read More


A look back – raising the Blue Flag in Toronto for the first time

Jun 19, 2014 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Blue Flag

More than a decade ago, while on vacation with his family in Ireland, the General Manager of Toronto Water spotted Blue Flags flying at beaches…Read More


Photographing the places at risk from Energy East

Jun 19, 2014 by Adam Scott ()

Categories: Clean Economy

A picture is worth a thousand words. That’s why I’m in beautiful St. Andrews, New Brunswick today. It’s the start of our project to…Read More


Northern Gateway will not be built. Not now. Not ever.

Jun 18, 2014 by Hannah McKinnon ()

Categories: Clean Economy

Yesterday, the federal government announced its approval of  Enbridge’s Northern Gateway tar sands pipeline (with 209 conditions suggested by the Joint Review Panel). The…Read More


Let’s toast Ontario Craft Beer Week!

Jun 18, 2014 by Tess Finlay ()

Categories: Smart Growth

When people think of going local, often we think of buying local fruits and veggies. But don’t forget about going local when picking that…Read More


Happy Global Wind Day!

Jun 13, 2014 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

The energy, my friend, is blowing in the wind. This Sunday June 15th is Global Wind Day, a worldwide event to celebrate wind power’s…Read More


Left behind: U.S. coal regulations widen the gap between Canadian and U.S. climate action

Jun 12, 2014 by Hannah McKinnon ()

Categories: Clean Economy

With last week’s game-changing coal regulations from President Obama, Canada fell even further behind when it comes to keeping up with our southern neighbours…Read More