Alarming: New study finds that baby bibs contain toxic chemicals and could be polluting our kids

May 17, 2018 by Muhannad Malas (Program Manager, Toxics)

Categories: Toxics

Among the things that every expecting parent need are baby bibs, mats and pads. Parents know that these are essential products that make taking…Read More


It's time we stop wasting methane

May 17, 2018 by Joshua Buck (Alberta Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Have you heard about methane?   Methane is the main component of natural gas – the gas that heats our homes and creates 40…Read More


Everything you wanted to know about carbon pricing but were afraid to ask

May 16, 2018 by Sarah Buchanan (Program Manager, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

  As part of the efforts to combat climate change, governments around the world are putting a price on carbon, making polluters pay for…Read More


Our case against toxic tailings ponds is in front of NAFTA’s environmental arm right now

May 15, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Environmental Defence, Toxics

We finally may have forced the Canadian government to take its head out of the sand and deal with hazardous waste from the tar…Read More


Let the Blue Flags Fly! 2018 Award Announcements

May 15, 2018 by Kelsey Scarfone (Program Manager Blue Flag)

Categories: Blue Flag

After a long, cold winter, we’re eagerly awaiting the first signs of summer.  Birds? Check. Flowers? Check. Blue Flag beach and marina announcements? Heck…Read More


Now all of Canada’s federal parties say they will reach our international climate targets. The question is how.

May 11, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

In a CTV interview last week, federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer promised Canadians that his party will develop a detailed and meaningful climate change…Read More


It’s possible. We can build housing, fight gridlock AND expand the Greenbelt

May 09, 2018 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Senior Manager, Livable Communities)

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

As our population grows, where and how we build housing will affect our economy, jobs, traffic and municipal debt. For too long, urban sprawl…Read More


Community planning is shifting in Ontario - Here's why you should care

May 07, 2018 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

This is a guest blog by Marwa Selim, Program Manager at BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association.        Smart communities are the future for Ontarians and…Read More


Welcome to the plastic pollution party, Canada. Better late than never.

May 03, 2018 by Ashley Wallis (Program Manager, Water)

Categories: Plastic Pollution

The federal government plans to use its G7 presidency to advance action on plastic pollution. And they’ve invited Canadians to join the conversation. On…Read More


Who’s playing politics with the Greenbelt?

Apr 30, 2018 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

Sprawl developers and speculators are pushing to open up Ontario’s Greenbelt to allow housing to be built on it. But there is more than…Read More