Aug 10, 2020 / Livable Communities

Ontario Yours to Protect! – Zombie quarry stalks Burlington’s Escarpment

The Ontario government’s gutting of protection for endangered species and changes to planning legislation that will lead to more sprawl has also given new…Read More


Aug 07, 2020 / Toxics

Your favourite takeout meal may be packaged with toxic PFAS chemicals

New testing conducted by an independent lab and commissioned by the Mind the Store Campaign, Safer Chemicals Healthy Families and Toxic Free Future found…Read More


Aug 07, 2020 / Climate Change

Total implosion in the tar sands

Last week, French energy giant Total, one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies, announced that it has withdrawn from the Canadian Association…Read More


Aug 06, 2020 / Plastic Pollution

#ICYMI: Plastic isn’t just all around us. It’s also inside of us

We’ve all seen that video of the turtle with a plastic straw up its nose. We’ve also read the news reports of the dead…Read More


Aug 04, 2020 / Climate Change / Movement Building

Is Canada betting on another 4 years of President Trump?

Canadian politicians often insist on the expediency and necessity of aligning our policies with those in the US. But when it comes to COVID-19…Read More


Jul 16, 2020 / Climate Change

Canada’s industrial logging sector is the big climate emitter we don’t talk about

The Canadian boreal forest is an incredible ally in the fight against climate change. In addition to being rich in its diversity of animals…Read More


Jul 16, 2020 / Safeguarding Freshwater

A better future for Ontario’s water? Proposed new rules could be a positive step for the province’s groundwater

Here’s some good news for the thousands of Ontarians who called on the province for years to fix its rules for water bottlers: We…Read More


Jul 14, 2020 / Climate Change

Explaining Hydrogen: Canada’s new emissions free wonder fuel or another big handout to a failing fossil fuel industry?

As the demand for hydrogen fuel starts to grow, the federal and Alberta governments are poised to make critical decisions about the future shape…Read More


Jul 13, 2020 / Climate Change / Livable Communities

Ontario's recovery plan may help developers but it won't help you

Premier Ford’s COVID-19 recovery plan is a big developer’s dream. Passing off a transparent repackaging of developers’ wish list as much-needed help in a…Read More


Jul 10, 2020 / Toxics

Enjoy the summer sun without damaging your health: A guide to choosing the right sunscreen

With the sun beating down in the summer, it’s common to lather your skin with sunscreen to prevent burning. But, are you getting burned…Read More