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Young Reporter on Assignment at COP23: Final Recap

Nov 20, 2017 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: YRE News

This is a guest blog by Allison Gacad, an undergraduate student at the University of British Columbia, and an alumnus of Environmental Defence’s Young…Read More


Plastic bottle collection events give Toronto residents a chance to Cash it! Don’t trash it

Nov 20, 2017 by Ashley Wallis (Program Manager, Water)

Categories: Great Lakes

Over the last month, Environmental Defence organized a series of bottle collection events around the GTA. For the events, people dropped off empty plastic…Read More


Making $42,000 per year? Oil companies pay a lower tax rate than you

Nov 16, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change

A damning new report shows that some of Canada’s largest oil, gas and pipeline companies are using offshore tax havens to avoid paying their…Read More


Young Reporter on Assignment at COP23: Recap of Day 2

Nov 16, 2017 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: YRE News

This is a guest blog by Allison Gacad, an undergraduate student at the University of British Columbia, and an alumnus of Environmental Defence’s Young…Read More


Young Reporter on assignment at COP23: Recap of Day 1

Nov 15, 2017 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: YRE News

This is a guest blog by Allison Gacad, an undergraduate student at the University of British Columbia, and an alumnus of Environmental Defence’s Young…Read More


A Concerned Group of Cottagers Save Blanding's Turtle on Stoney Lake

Nov 14, 2017 by David Donnelly ()

Categories: Greenbelt

This is a guest blog by David Donnelly of Donnelly Law, Canada’s leading environmental law firm.  Like many Ontarians, you may have childhood memories…Read More


Canada favours tar sands companies over human health

Nov 14, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence, Toxics

The federal government gives polluters a free pass while it ignores the high cancer rates among some Alberta Indigenous communities. That’s how I’d sum…Read More


Young Reporter on Special Assignment at the UN Climate Change Conference

Nov 13, 2017 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: YRE News

This is a guest blog by Allison Gacad, an undergraduate student at the University of British Columbia, and an alumnus of Environmental Defence’s Young…Read More


A united front for stronger environmental laws

Nov 10, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change, Toxics

It was all hands on deck this week in our nation’s capital. Environmental Defence joined with seven other organizations in an all-out advocacy effort…Read More


Fitting the last piece of the puzzle for livable communities in the country’s largest region

Nov 10, 2017 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Senior Manager, Livable Communities)

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

As two former municipal councillors, we know firsthand that the odds have been stacked against building smart sustainable communities in the Greater Toronto Hamilton…Read More


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