Safeguarding Freshwater / Apr 18, 2019

Toledo, Ohio voted to give Lake Erie personhood and legal rights. What have we done for our Lake lately?

In February voters in Toledo, Ohio went to the polls, this time with a special referendum on the ballot: whether or not to give…Read More


Smart Growth / Apr 17, 2019

9 reasons why house prices are still so high in Toronto and Greater Golden Horseshoe

Toronto is now on the list of some of the most unaffordable cities in the world and prices are rising all over the Greater…Read More


Climate Change / Apr 15, 2019

What Canadians stand to lose if the Senate guts Bill C-69

This month, the Senate is doing something they very rarely do – they’re on tour. Bill C-69 is a much-needed bill that will strengthen…Read More


Climate Change / Apr 09, 2019

By acting together, we make a difference

Youth in over 100 countries skipped school on March 15 to tell our leaders that they are failing to take climate change seriously. The…Read More


Climate Change / Apr 09, 2019

Your friends and family deserve a healthy future

Think of a favourite outdoor spot you visited as a child. Maybe a swimming hole where you’d jump off rocks on hot days with…Read More


Movement Building / Apr 05, 2019

A Victory for Free Speech! Charities can now freely speak out on your behalf

Almost four years ago, the federal government promised to pass a new law that protects the ability of charities to speak out on Canadians’…Read More


Toxics / Apr 04, 2019

Premier Ford breaks his promise to “come down heavy on polluters” by scrapping Ontario’s only toxics law

Earlier this week, the Ontario government voted to repeal the province’s Toxics Reduction Act (TRA) in 2021 and halt the implementation of some of…Read More


Climate Change / Apr 03, 2019

Raise your voice for climate action in Ontario on April 15

On April 15th, the Ontario government will be in court, spending taxpayer dollars trying to block an important climate change solution: carbon pricing. And…Read More


Greenbelt / Smart Growth / Mar 28, 2019

Public transit and housing go together – but one size doesn’t fit all

A recent TVO article declared that the home-building industry lobby wants the province to override public planning processes and municipal approvals to make room…Read More


Plastic Pollution / Mar 28, 2019

Don’t mop the floor while the tap is still running; why cleanups are not the solution to Ontario’s plastic problem

As spring approaches and the mounds of snow and ice finally start to melt away, a familiar sight emerges.  Garbage.  Plastic bottles, cans, plastic…Read More