MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: Multi-sector Alliance to host Queen’s Park reception to celebrate climate leadership in Ontario

Mar 27, 2017

Toronto, ON – On Tuesday March 28, the Clean Economy Alliance (CEA), a multi-sector coalition of over 100 organizations, will host a breakfast reception…Read More


Statement by Environmental Defence’s Patrick DeRochie on the U.S. State Department approval of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline

Mar 24, 2017

Toronto, ON – The U.S. State Department’s approval of TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline is nothing more than a symbolic victory for the oil…Read More


Statement by Environmental Defence’s Dale Marshall on environmental spending in federal budget 2017

Mar 22, 2017

Ottawa, ON – Today’s federal budget will enable the government to make progress on environmental initiatives, especially on climate change and clean energy innovation,…Read More


Clean Economy Alliance celebrates Ontario’s first cap-and-trade auction

Mar 22, 2017

Toronto, ON – The Clean Economy Alliance celebrates today’s launch of Ontario’s first cap-and-trade auction. The multi-sector coalition of over 100 prominent Ontario businesses…Read More


Environmental Defence spokespeople available today to comment on federal budget 2017

Mar 22, 2017

Ottawa, ON – The federal budget to be tabled today may contain important spending initiatives on environmental priorities, including increasing green infrastructure, protecting freshwater,…Read More


The Truth Behind High Housing Prices in the Greater Golden Horseshoe

Mar 20, 2017

ONTARIO GREENBELT ALLIANCE and THE OAK RIDGES MORAINE PARTNERSHIP Today the Ontario Home Builders Association (OHBA) is at Queen’s Park trying to convince the…Read More


Environmental groups find atrazine in drinking water and urge the federal government to ban the use of this toxic pesticide

Mar 14, 2017

For immediate release: March 14, 2017 TORONTO – Drinking water testing, commissioned by Environmental Defence and Équiterre found levels of atrazine, a harmful pesticide…Read More


Statement on the federal and Ontario governments’ draft plan for addressing algal blooms on Lake Erie

Mar 10, 2017

Toronto, ON – We are pleased to see the commitment from the federal and Ontario governments to address algal blooms in Lake Erie with…Read More


New Neptis Foundation report reveals unchecked urban sprawl a serious threat to Greater Golden Horseshoe’s remaining farmland

Mar 09, 2017

Toronto, ON – The Neptis Foundation, an independent planning think tank released a new report today that looks at disturbing trends in land use…Read More


Statement by Executive Director, Tim Gray on new Neptis report that shows sprawl developers are gaming the system

Mar 09, 2017

Toronto, ON – New research released today by the Neptis Foundation shows that unprecedented amounts of sub-division development are paving over thousands of acres…Read More