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


Nov 20, 2020 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

Three ways the oil industry has been gaslighting you this week

The oil industry has been working hard lately to appear as though they really care about climate change. It’s a sham. These statements just…Read More


Nov 13, 2020 / Livable Communities

Expect bigger floods and more toxic soil if Ontario’s Conservation Authorities are gutted

Draconian proposed changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and Planning Act have been slipped into the Ontario government’s budget bill (Bill 229, Schedule 6)….Read More


Nov 12, 2020 / Climate Change

A failure of conviction: Canada prepares to fail on methane reduction just as research shows emissions are 2 times higher than reported

What a terrible—and confusing—week for those of us who have been fighting for strong climate action. The government caved in to pressure from the…Read More


Nov 11, 2020 / Livable Communities

Why is it crucial to protect Ontario’s wetlands?

Ontario’s wetlands, which comprise swamps, marshes, bogs and fens, play an important role in protecting biodiversity (the mix of plants and animals in nature)…Read More