Climate Change / Guest / Nov 18, 2019

Why are Indigenous rights part of climate action? And other questions about UNDRIP

During the federal election, we asked all candidates to respect and promote the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). We received…Read More


Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics / Nov 07, 2019

Ontario is making it cheaper and easier for industries to pollute our waters

Last week, the Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Hon. Jeff Yurek held a media conference. He claimed that changes proposed in the…Read More


Climate Change / Nov 07, 2019

30 groups call for Ontario to take serious action on climate change

November 7th, 2019 Dear Members of Provincial Parliament, Welcome back to the legislature. In the months you’ve been away, a lot has happened. An…Read More


Climate Change / Nov 06, 2019

Instead of fighting carbon pricing, here are five better ways for Ontario to spend $30 million

Premier Ford isn’t giving up on his losing battle against carbon pricing, recently confirming that his government would continue to challenge the federal carbon…Read More


Toxics / Nov 05, 2019

Home Depot, Lowe’s and Staples take action to protect their customers from harmful toxics lurking in carpets and office supplies

It’s been an exciting fall for people who want to see more action on toxic chemicals in consumer and household products. In the span…Read More


Safeguarding Freshwater / Oct 28, 2019

Keep Nestlé's hands off our taps: Why Ontario needs to extend its water bottling moratorium

*This blog was updated on October 31, 2019 to provide the most recent information regarding the status of the water bottling moratorium. There are…Read More


Livable Communities / Oct 25, 2019

The environment and communities lose if Highway 413 is built

The destructive and unnecessary Highway 413 is back. The proposed highway would make its way from Milton to Vaughan through farms, forests and a…Read More


Plastic Pollution / Toxics / Oct 25, 2019

The scariest things this Halloween are plastic and toxic chemicals. Here are some ways to avoid them

Hello, all you ghosts and goblins out there! We have a spooky story to share. Halloween is coming soon and you need to take…Read More


Toxics / Oct 24, 2019

Toxic TV Binge? A new report shines the spotlight on toxic flame retardants in smart TVs sold at Best Buy

A new report published today, titled Toxic TV Binge, revealed that top-of-the-line smart TVs sold by Best Buy contain harmful flame retardants and may…Read More


Livable Communities / Oct 24, 2019

Better access to nature = better mental health

Have you ever experienced a sense of relief and calm while spending time in nature? Whether it’s the comforting shade of a forest trail,…Read More