Poisoning the Well: How Bill 66 threatens our clean drinking water and invites Walkerton 2.0

Jan 11, 2019 by Kelsey Scarfone (Program Manager, Water)

Categories: Great Lakes, Greenbelt

  We’ve got it pretty good here in Ontario. The vast majority of Ontarians can turn on their tap and rely on plenty of…Read More


Four ways cars are getting more climate-friendly

Jan 09, 2019 by Sarah Buchanan (Program Manager, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

  Driving creates a lot more carbon pollution than you think. On top of releasing harmful emissions like nitrogen oxides that increase respiratory ailments…Read More


The oil industry says it doesn’t want subsidies. For once, we agree!

Dec 21, 2018 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change, Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Tis the season for giving and gratitude, so what was the response from oil and gas executives and their political allies to yesterday’s announcement…Read More


The Future is Wind

Dec 19, 2018 by Joshua Buck (Alberta Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Great News! Alberta’s recent auction for wind power has shown once again that renewables are the cheapest form of new power generation. Alberta is…Read More


Ontario’s environmental laws are under attack by Premier Doug Ford: Why we need to come together to STOP BILL 66

Dec 17, 2018 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Environmental Defence, Great Lakes, Greenbelt, Toxics

Under the guise of creating jobs and cutting “red tape and burdensome regulations,” the provincial government introduced a bombshell of a bill last Thursday….Read More


Where the water flows, salt goes: Why we need to go easy on the salt this winter, for our Great Lakes’ sake

Dec 14, 2018 by Kelsey Scarfone (Program Manager, Water)

Categories: Great Lakes

Winter has officially arrived, and the cold weather seems to be here to stay. The Canadian winter sets in seemingly overnight, and the next…Read More


Come on Alberta, we can do better!

Dec 14, 2018 by Joshua Buck (Alberta Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Alberta, we need to talk. We have an invisible, odorless, and valuable gas that we are just allowing to escape into the atmosphere, where…Read More


Alberta’s carbon levy is working

Dec 13, 2018 by Joshua Buck (Alberta Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Since Alberta’s economy-wide carbon levy was introduced in 2017, a lot of claims have been made about the levy, both positive and negative. So,…Read More


As the climate crisis looms, why does Canadian oil and gas think it can keep expanding?

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

Categories: Climate Change, Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Expanding oil and gas production is undermining Canada’s ability to be a climate leader. And oil executives are successfully weakening and delaying Canadian climate…Read More


Why you should care about the vindication of Victor Doyle, Greenbelt architect and urban planner

Dec 05, 2018 by David Donnelly ()

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

  Guest Blog by David Donnelly, Donnelly Law and counsel to Victor Doyle Everyday our communities are influenced by professional urban planners. Yet planners…Read More