Dec 24, 2020 / Movement Building

Will 2021 be a good year for the environment? Here are our top 10 predictions

2020 was a big year for environmental news. Here’s a quick recap: In a word:” COVID”. The pandemic and its lockdowns caused rapid change….Read More


Dec 21, 2020 / Livable Communities

King Township rejects a "Trojan Horse" request for a Minster's Zoning Order to allow development in the Greenbelt

On Monday Dec 14, 2020, by a margin of six votes to one, King Township Council refused to endorse a “trojan horse” request for…Read More


Dec 17, 2020 / Climate Change

DON’T LET THE HATERS MISLEAD YOU: INCREASING THE PRICE ON CARBON POLLUTION IS GOOD FOR OUR FUTURE

The federal government recently announced a plan to raise the price on carbon to help meet their climate change commitments. Hot on the heels…Read More


Dec 14, 2020 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Behind the Photographer’s Lens - The Making of North of Long Tail

This is a guest blog by Colin Boyd Shafer, a documentary photographer and social sciences educator from Kitchener, Ont. We recently collaborated with Colin…Read More


Dec 03, 2020 / Climate Change

Can Ontario’s climate change plan be salvaged?

On November 27, 2020, Minister Yurek outlined his government’s progress on its Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan, and claimed to be lowering greenhouse gas emissions. Our…Read More


Nov 26, 2020 / Livable Communities

How to respond to form letters sent by Ontario MPPs regarding the province's attack on Conservation Authorities

Many of you have written or called your MPP expressing concern about the attacks on our wetlands, forests and safety included in the Ontario…Read More


Nov 26, 2020 / Climate Change

Accountability on climate change…but not yet

It’s been said so often now. Canada has failed to achieve every international climate target it has ever set. To reach a different outcome,…Read More


Nov 25, 2020 / Climate Change

Canada’s annual energy report misses the mark on climate - and still finds that oil pipelines are a thing of the past

Every year, the government agency responsible for regulating Canada’s energy sector – the Canada Energy Regulator – puts out a flagship report with projections…Read More


Nov 24, 2020 / Livable Communities

The Ontario Government is failing to protect the Greenbelt

This is a guest blog by concerned residents of Claremont, Ontario. In May 2018, Premier Ford wrote: “Unequivocally, we won’t touch the Greenbelt […]…Read More


Nov 20, 2020 / Climate Change / Livable Communities

Ontario's Auditor General issues a scathing report on the province's environmental actions

Ontario’s Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk tabled a scathing annual report on environmental issues this week, blasting the Province once again for failing to do…Read More