Toxics / Mar 31, 2020

Top 5 ways to effectively clean your home and reduce your exposure to harmful chemicals during the COVID-19 pandemic

Air quality in our homes is very important for our health, especially today as Canadians are spending more time at home to help curb…Read More

Livable Communities / Mar 30, 2020

Amid covid-19 crisis, aggregate lobbyists are pushing for deregulation and environmental cuts

While the country collectively struggles through the COVID-19 pandemic, some industries are using the crisis as cover to push their agendas forward and demand…Read More

Plastic Pollution / Mar 27, 2020

How can Canada drastically reduce its plastic waste? These six solutions are a good way to start

Canada has a single-use plastics problem. More than one-third of plastics produced every year are used for packaging, and most of that heads to…Read More

Movement Building / Mar 23, 2020

How Canada can build an environmentally sustainable future after the COVID-19 Crisis

According to the Globe and Mail, the federal and Alberta governments will soon announce a multibillion-dollar bailout to support the oil and gas sector….Read More

Safeguarding Freshwater / Mar 22, 2020

It's World Water Day! Here’s how Environmental Defence helps to safeguard Canada’s fresh water every day

Today is World Water Day!  In honour of this occasion, we’re highlighting our water programs and sharing with you all the ways Environmental Defence…Read More

Movement Building / Mar 20, 2020

We're all in this together

We want to let you know that we are thinking about all of you during these difficult and uncertain times. And we want to…Read More

Toxics / Mar 15, 2020

The top 4 reasons why Volkswagen avoided paying the real cost of its crime in Canada

Last month, an Ontario court ordered Volkswagen (VW) to pay $192 million in criminal fines for importing nearly 128,000 cheating diesel vehicles that violated…Read More

Safeguarding Freshwater / Mar 06, 2020

Without a paddle: Ontario and federal governments now a year behind on their plan to save Lake Erie

It’s been two years since the federal and Ontario governments released their joint action plan for addressing harmful algae blooms in Lake Erie. So…Read More

Climate Change / Feb 27, 2020

The Ontario government’s post-truth war on climate change

Since gaining office a year and a half ago, the Ontario government has taken a post-truth approach to climate change: they say what they…Read More

Climate Change / Feb 19, 2020

Bison, birds and boreal: How Teck’s Frontier Mine will damage Alberta’s wildlife and ecosystems

The federal government is currently considering whether to reject or approve Teck’s proposed Frontier Oilsands Mine. This large open pit bitumen mine will have…Read More