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


Climate Change / Feb 13, 2020

Federal Cabinet should help Albertans. Rejecting the Teck Frontier mine is step one.

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says that approving the Teck mine will be an economic boon, but is that the case? Let’s dig into this…Read More


Climate Change / Jan 31, 2020

Are big polluters getting a huge break in some provinces?

Big industrial polluters create a huge amount of Canada’s carbon emissions. The oil and gas industry alone is the single biggest source of polluting…Read More


Plastic Pollution / Jan 28, 2020

Nestlé, Tim Hortons and Coca-Cola and other corporate polluters are making the plastic crisis worse. Shame on them!

We continuously hear commitments from companies to end plastic waste, make products more recyclable, and to eliminate single-use plastic items like plastic straws. But…Read More


Safeguarding Freshwater / Jan 27, 2020

#LessSalty solutions: How to de-ice sidewalks and be nice to our lakes and rivers at the same time

Our urban rivers, creeks and waterways are suffering from a steady stream of sodium that has no signs of letting up. Road salt is…Read More


Climate Change / Jan 15, 2020

Pickering scare raises questions about the future of Ontario's electricity supply

Were you one of the millions of people who got a literal wake-up call on Sunday when your phone buzzed with a warning about…Read More


Climate Change / Jan 14, 2020

8 Reasons To Reject Teck’s Massive New Tar Sands Mine

As the new decade starts, the federal government is facing an important test of its resolve on climate action: whether to approve or reject…Read More


Safeguarding Freshwater / Jan 10, 2020

Make Ontario #LessSalty: Why Ontario needs a low (road) salt diet to save our lakes and rivers

This winter,  a sneaky, white culprit right under our feet is assaulting our rivers and lakes. Road salt is applied to roads, sidewalks, walkways…Read More


Clean Beauty / Toxics / Jan 09, 2020

Top 10 harmful chemicals to avoid in your skincare products

Think about it – from waking up in the morning until going to bed at night, how many skincare products do you use? From…Read More


Climate Change / Jan 06, 2020

What if limiting new fossil fuel supply is more important than reducing the emissions produced when we burn them?

International conversations and agreements concerning climate change have historically focused on limiting carbon emissions from household or business uses. This makes sense as cars,…Read More