Jun 21, 2021 / Climate Change

A safe future for people and the the planet means immediately stopping fossil fuel expansion

In a remarkable new report, the International Energy Agency (IEA) finds that in order to limit warming to 1.5 degrees–the goal of the Paris…Read More

Jun 17, 2021 / Clean Beauty / Toxics

New study finds PFAS chemicals hiding in some “long-lasting” and “waterproof” makeup 

“Lipstick wearers may inadvertently eat several pounds of lipstick in their lifetime. But unlike food, chemicals in lipstick and other makeup products are almost…Read More

Jun 17, 2021 / Climate Change

Car Wars: SUVs vs EVs (A new hope?)

If you’re someone who gets charged up about electric vehicles (EVs), it’s an exciting time. It seems that a new announcement is made practically…Read More

Jun 14, 2021 / Climate Change

Scotiabank Doesn’t Just Fund Billions In Fossil Fuels – It Funds Anti-Climate Lobbying

Canada’s big five banks are deservedly feeling more heat lately about their funding of fossil fuels. They are among the worst in the world,…Read More

Jun 11, 2021 / Toxics

Toxic chemicals including PFAS and BPA found in a variety of Dollar Tree’s products

A new report showed that 60 per cent of products tested from Dollar Tree stores in the U.S. and Canada contained chemicals of high…Read More

Jun 07, 2021 / Safeguarding Freshwater

2021 Lake Erie algae bloom forecasted to be moderate this summer, but this is still cause for concern

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) has now released its early season algae bloom forecast for Lake Erie and predicts a bloom that…Read More

May 26, 2021 / Plastic Pollution

Big Plastic’s revenge: Dow, Nova and Imperial Oil sue the federal government for protecting the environment

Three companies produce almost all of the plastic that is made in Canada: NOVA Chemicals, Dow and Imperial Oil. Perhaps not surprisingly, these are…Read More

May 19, 2021 / Guest / Yours To Protect

The West Credit River Needs Your Help

The West Credit River is home to a one of the last remaining self-sustaining native Brook Trout populations in southern Ontario. But they are…Read More

May 18, 2021 / Climate Change

Shell keeps hiding behind Canada’s Big Oil lobby

Shell Canada says it really cares about climate action. No really. It keeps telling us how much it cares so it really must. And…Read More

Why Ontario needs to stop burning polluting gas for electricity

You’ve probably heard about Ontario’s clean, low-carbon grid. The decision to ditch coal was the biggest single action of its time to cut carbon…Read More