Oct 22, 2021 / Plastic Pollution

This is Garbage: 99 per cent of flexible plastic isn't recycled in Canada (and companies won't stop using them anytime soon)

Only 1 per cent of flexible plastic packaging (eg. bags, films and pouches) is recycled in Canada. That’s the shocking conclusion in a new…Read More

Oct 21, 2021 / Climate Change

In your words: Why it's time for thermal coal to go

During the 2021 federal election, we asked supporters to reach out to their local papers to tell them why it’s time for Canada to…Read More

Oct 04, 2021 / Climate Change

Election’s Over: It’s time for Parliament to get to work on the climate crisis

Another election came and went. In many ways it seems like not much was accomplished – or not much changed. Yet I’m ready to…Read More

Sep 22, 2021 / Climate Change Ontario

Phasing out Fossil Gas: A Plan for Green Buildings, Jobs and Prosperity for Ontario

We’re in the midst of an escalating climate crisis, but the Ontario government is acting like the crisis isn’t happening. Take for example Ontario’s…Read More

Sep 21, 2021 / Climate Change Ontario / Yours To Protect

I went to the government’s meeting on Highway 413 - so you don’t have to 

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation is hosting a Community Engagement Webinar on September 29th about the proposed Highway 413. You don’t need to go….Read More

Sep 15, 2021 / Yours To Protect

Scars across the escarpment: the fight to save Clearview’s wetlands

They’re preparing to pave paradise. Amidst the scenic hills of the Niagara Escarpment in Simcoe County, a municipality is attempting to destroy an area…Read More

Sep 14, 2021 / Yours To Protect

Is York Region about to Hit the Accelerator on Car-Dependent Sprawl?

This blog was updated on September 23, 2021 Quick acting York Region residents have won themselves a month to save thousands of hectares of…Read More

Sep 03, 2021 / Climate Change

When It Comes to Toxic Tailings Ponds, Industry Continues to Pass the Buck, and Alberta and the Federal Government Are Going Along With It

“I’ll clean this mess up later.” How many times have I said this about my apartment, knowing very well that I would later hate…Read More

Sep 01, 2021 / Plastic Pollution

Six things the next federal government must do to help Canadians tackle plastic pollution and avoid false solutions

We’re on track to see plastic outweigh fish in our oceans by 2050. The only way to reverse the plastic tide is to make,…Read More

Aug 30, 2021 / Climate Change

This election, we need real climate plans not false solutions

As political parties prepare their election platforms and publish their climate priorities, it can be difficult to determine which parties are releasing strong climate…Read More