Aug 09, 2022 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Busting Enbridge’s Line 5 Myths - Part 1: What Are the True Environmental Impacts and Risks?

Enbridge and its allies have been spinning a tale that Line 5 is a safe pipeline, that there is no need for anyone to…Read More


Aug 02, 2022 / Toxics

Toxics law reform: building momentum and overcoming industry attacks

Finally, after over two decades of waiting, the Canadian government listened to the thousands of people across Canada who called for stronger laws to…Read More


Jul 27, 2022 / Plastic Pollution / Safeguarding Freshwater

Part 3: The Great Lakes Have a Serious Plastics Problem. This Plastic Free July, We Came Together to Take Action!

Plastic Free July is almost over, and we were thrilled to see so many of you join us in our campaign to fight plastic…Read More


Jul 27, 2022 / Climate Change / Climate Change Ontario / Protecting Ontario’s environment

The End of the Greenbelt? How doing what York Region demands would mark its end

Recently, York Region voted to seek provincial government approval for their draft Regional Official Plan. Shockingly, this draft plan proposes to allow development on…Read More


Jul 21, 2022 / Climate Change / Federal Climate

Canadian regulator tip-toes into the climate regulation pool but needs to actually go for a swim

In a recent webinar hosted by Manifest Climate, Julie Segal, Senior Program Manager, Climate Finance along with fellow panelists provided an overview of the…Read More


Jul 12, 2022 / Climate Change / Federal Climate

Debunking Four Myths about Oil Sands Tailings “Ponds”

Co-written by Gillian Chow-Fraser, Boreal Program Manager at CPAWS Northern Alberta There are massive tailings ponds leaking toxic water into the Athabasca River in Northern…Read More


Jul 11, 2022 / Plastic Pollution / Safeguarding Freshwater

Part 2: The Great Lakes Have a Serious Plastics Problem. This Plastic Free July, Let’s Ensure Industry Is Held Accountable.

Co-written by Karen Wirsig, Plastics Program Manager As we explained in Part 1 of this Plastic Free July series, the Great Lakes have a…Read More


Jul 05, 2022 / Climate Change

Parliament recently rose and despite government promises a Just Transition Act is nowhere in sight

The Federal government has twice been elected with the promise of passing a Just Transition Act as part of their electoral platform. In 2022, the…Read More


Jul 04, 2022 / Climate Change Ontario / Protecting Ontario’s environment

Ontario can’t build Highway 413…yet

The fight to stop Highway 413 isn’t over – it’s just beginning. Despite running on a platform to pave over a chunk of the…Read More


Jul 04, 2022 / Plastic Pollution

Part 1: The Great Lakes Have a Serious Plastics Problem. This Plastic Free July, Let’s Commit to Fixing It.

Co-written by Michelle Woodhouse, Water Program Manager It’s common knowledge that the oceans are filling up with plastic, but did you know that there…Read More


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