Sep 29, 2020 / Guest / Plastic Pollution

Guest post: Possible changes to Ontario’s deposit program for beer bottles could shortchange vulnerable communities

Fallon Butler is the Founder of GoodSort. The pandemic has shone a spotlight on social inequalities and the challenges that many people struggle with…Read More


Sep 29, 2020 / Climate Change

Here’s why Shell should quit CAPP, the Canadian oil lobby

Ever heard of CAPP, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers? You’d be forgiven for saying no. And yet this organization is single-handedly the biggest…Read More


Sep 28, 2020 / Toxics

Environmental racism is a daily reality for many Black, Indigenous and People of Colour in Canada

In the wake of public outrage about the systemic racism and disproportionate police violence experienced by Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC), a…Read More


Sep 18, 2020 / Climate Change

Will reducing methane from oil and gas be another failed climate commitment?

Unless the federal government strengthens its methane regulations, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s commitment to reduce oil and gas methane emissions may be Canada’s next…Read More


Sep 15, 2020 / Climate Change / Livable Communities / Plastic Pollution / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics

What is the Speech from the Throne and why is it important?

Our next big opportunity to secure commitments to a Green and Just Recovery in Canada is in the Speech from the Throne on September…Read More


Sep 15, 2020 / Climate Change / Livable Communities

Why building more highways won't make your commute any better

Think back to the last time you were stuck in traffic on a highway. Did you imagine how much faster you could go with…Read More


Sep 11, 2020 / Climate Change

The federal government needs to side with First Nations and not corporate polluters

After a ten-year wait, an investigation by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation clearly validates the charge by Environmental Defence, The Natural Resources Defence Council and…Read More


Sep 10, 2020 / Plastic Pollution

Is Ontario really going to kick its Deposit Return Program for beer, wine, and liquor containers to the curb?

Most Ontarians over the legal drinking age are familiar with the deposit return program (DRP) for beer, wine, and liquor containers. Once we finish…Read More


Sep 10, 2020 / Climate Change

Coal power is on the way out. So why are Canadian coal mines trying to expand?

A lot has happened this month in the world of Canadian coal. Two major coal mine projects had slipped through the cracks of the…Read More


Sep 03, 2020 / Livable Communities

Good news for a change for endangered species and sensitive ecosystems

2020 will be one for the books. Watching a nightly newscast is like watching a movie trailer about a dystopian future, though it’s actually…Read More