Greenbelt / Livable Communities / Jul 22, 2019

5 Greenbelt Activities You Don’t Want to Miss this Summer

Summer is in full swing and it’s time to get outdoors! Luckily, for those living in Ontario, there’s a vast and permanently protected Greenbelt…Read More


Greenbelt / Livable Communities / Jul 20, 2019

A Greenbelt Tale: A Trip to Southbrook Vineyards

Peach cobbler, pear salad, and a glass of wine… or two.  What do all of these have in common? Yes, they’re all delicious! But…Read More


Plastic Pollution / Jul 18, 2019

Myth busting 2/5: Increasing recycling rates will end plastic pollution

Recycling alone is not the key to solving our plastic pollution problem For many of us recycling is some sort of moral obligation; a…Read More


Greenbelt / Livable Communities / Jul 16, 2019

Ontario’s Greenbelt benefits us all

We love the Greenbelt and it’s no wonder. Ontario’s Greenbelt is vital to the prosperity of our region and the well-being of citizens. Did…Read More


Plastic Pollution / Jul 16, 2019

Myth busting 1/5: Plastic pollution is Asia’s problem – not ours

Don’t kid yourself, Asian countries are not the only culprits for plastic pollution Few disagree that there is a plastics crisis on our hands….Read More


Safeguarding Freshwater / Jul 12, 2019

The Great Lakes face more threats every day, and a federal-Ontario plan to save them looks the other way

The Great Lakes are the most epic, majestic, and awe-inspiring bodies of freshwater on the planet. But you don’t have to take my word…Read More


Safeguarding Freshwater / Jul 11, 2019

Lake Erie’s algae is back with a vengeance: significant algae bloom expected this season

As we enter the best days of summer, it’s time to plan a canoeing adventure, fishing trip or birding expedition. This is the type…Read More


Climate Change / Jul 09, 2019

Two top courts say the climate crisis means the federal government has every right to put a price on carbon pollution

Ontario’s and Saskatchewan’s top courts have delivered a strong climate change reality check: a price on carbon pollution is essential, constitutional, and not a…Read More


Toxics / Jul 05, 2019

It’s time for retailers to step up and protect cashiers by ditching hormone disrupting chemicals on receipts

Back in February, we published the results of our experiment on exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) and its controversial replacement, bisphenol S (BPS), on…Read More


Climate Change / Jun 27, 2019

We stopped the oil and gas industry from gutting Canada’s environmental laws!

With the passage of Bill C-69 last week, the federal government has fulfilled its commitment to update the broken environmental assessment regime that has…Read More