Jul 09, 2020 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Lake Erie algae show no signs of slowing down following this year's bloom forecast

Along with heatwaves, ice cream, and dips in the lake or pool, another summer tradition took place today: the Lake Erie algae bloom forecast….Read More


Jul 09, 2020 / Climate Change

No, Alberta's oil industry isn't being unfairly targeted by protesters

Opposition to oil and gas development is a worldwide phenomenon. Some Albertans, and other Canadians, may feel like their oil is being unfairly targeted…Read More


Jul 01, 2020 / Plastic Pollution

It’s #PlasticFreeJuly. Let’s change the rules, so it’s easier for everyone to go plastic free

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, going plastic free felt like a Herculean task. But now more than ever it seems that everything is wrapped…Read More


Jun 24, 2020 / Movement Building

How we build a green and just recovery for Canada

As we chart our post-COVID future the Canadian government will have to help the economy recover from the fallout caused by the COVID-19 pandemic….Read More


Jun 24, 2020 / Plastic Pollution

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s safe to break-up with disposable plastic

This week, a statement from over 100 epidemiologists, virologists, and other medical experts confirmed it: disposable plastics aren‘t safer than reusables. Just make sure…Read More


Jun 22, 2020 / Climate Change

Ontario’s Environment Plan is Failing – Again

The Made-In-Ontario Environment Plan is failing, again. This time it’s because the province is failing to reduce how much natural gas it burns. This…Read More


Jun 19, 2020 / Livable Communities

Proposed changes to Ontario’s Growth Plan is bad news for endangered species, farms, forests and wetlands

On June 16th, 2020, under the guise of setting the stage for recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ontario government resumed their attack on…Read More


Jun 17, 2020 / Plastic Pollution

Industry doesn’t want plastic declared “toxic”. Too bad for them. It is

Just as we suspected, the chemical industry has been lobbying to block federal action on plastics. Recently, the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC)…Read More


Jun 15, 2020 / Climate Change

Time to get serious: Climate accountability is the stimulus we need

The global health pandemic has exposed the social and economic vulnerabilities in society – both in Canada and around the world. It has also…Read More


Jun 03, 2020 / Safeguarding Freshwater

5 reasons the Great Lakes should be part of our COVID-19 recovery

Across Canada, there have been calls for a green recovery, and a just recovery as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s so important…Read More