Kicking Out Toxic Chemicals

Ask the federal government to ban BPA in food cans

Ask Canada to improve toxic chemical regulation

Tell the federal government to ban microbeads

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Ask the federal government to ban BPA in food cans

Bisphenol A (BPA) continues to be widely present in the linings of many food cans in our grocery stores. This means that Canadians are putting their health at risk when they consume canned foods that may be contaminated with hormone-disrupting BPA. Ask the federal government to ban the use of BPA in food can linings by signing this petition.

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Ask Canada to improve toxic chemical regulation

Research shows that Canadians are exposed to harmful chemicals by simply using everyday products like personal care and cleaning products. We need strong action from the federal government to protect the health of all Canadians and get toxic chemicals out of products.

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Tell the federal government to ban microbeads

Microbeads are a common ingredient in many cosmetic products, but these tiny bits of plastic slip right through our wastewater treatment filters and end up in our water.

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Climate & Clean Economy

Tell our elected federal officials to reject the risky Energy East pipeline

Tell Ontario to ramp up renewable energy

Tell the federal government: It’s time for Canada to become a global climate leader

Tell our elected officials to reject the risky Energy East Pipeline

From Manitoba to New Brunswick, communities and their drinking water are at risk from the proposed massive Energy East pipeline. If built, Energy East would be the largest export pipeline in North America with 1.1 million barrels of tar sands oil shipped every day. Tell our elected federal officials to reject the risky Energy East pipeline.

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Tell Ontario to ramp up renewable energy

Thanks to the Green Energy and Green Economy Act, Ontario is a leader in renewable energy investment, development and employment. The province’s ambitious effort to develop a green power industry remains popular with Ontarians, created thousands of jobs and attracted new businesses to set up shop here. Today, Ontario produces more energy from solar and wind than any other province in Canada.

 

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Tell the federal government: It’s time for Canada to become a global climate leader

Canadians have an incredible opportunity before us. The federal government has committed to creating a climate change plan for Canada in consultation with provinces,

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Creating Livable Communities

Tell Ontario to protect the Greenbelt & say goodbye to sprawl by choosing smarter growth

Stop Highway 413 from paving over forests and farmland

Tell Ontario to protect the Greenbelt & say goodbye to sprawl by choosing smarter growth

We can build walkable, transit-friendly, sustainable communities that are better for our health, environment and wallets. By growing up and in rather than out, we can curb sprawl, and protect the farmland that provides us with local food and the forests and streams that clean our air and provide us with drinkable water. For a better tomorrow, take action today and tell Ontario to act now to protect the Greenbelt and choose smarter growth.

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Stop Highway 413 from paving over forests and farmland

Ontario’s Greenbelt aims to protect farmland and forests. But the proposed Highway 413 (also called the GTA West) would cut through the Greenbelt and pave thousands of acres of Class 1 and Class 2 farmland – among the best farmland in Canada. It’s time to get Ontario moving and a mega-highway isn’t the answer. Take action now to help stop Highway 413.

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Safeguarding Canada's Freshwater

Tell Ontario to fix the permitting system for bottled water companies

Tell Ontario to put a price on plastic pollution

Tell the Ontario and federal governments to tackle algal blooms on the Great Lakes

Tell Ontario to fix the permitting system for bottled water companies

Premier Kathleen Wynne has asked Environment Minister Glen Murray to review permit conditions for bottled water companies. This is long overdue.

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Plastic pollution has reached every corner of the globe. The Pacific Garbage Patch is well known. What’s less known is that 80 per cent of litter in the Great Lakes region is plastic. This pollution is threatening the health of the Great Lakes ecosystem and the source of drinking water for 40 million people. It needs to stop now.

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Tell the Ontario and federal governments to tackle algal blooms on the Great Lakes

Algal blooms on the Great Lakes threaten drinking water, clog intake pipes, and deter tourists from visiting shoreline communities. You can help by asking the Environment Minster Catherine McKenna and Ontario Environment Minister Glen Murray to prioritize action on algal blooms.

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