We can have a strong economy and protect the environment...but not the way the Canadian government is doing it

Apr 17, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

  Last week we published a report laying out important research from two leading economists showing that Canada can meet or exceed our commitments…Read More


New study finds methane gas emissions are 15 times higher than reported by industry

Mar 22, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence

  Once again, actual measurements at oil and gas facilities show that methane emissions are being massively underreported New research published today in a…Read More


We need continued progress on environmental funding in the federal budget

Feb 26, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change, Environmental Defence, Great Lakes, Toxics

  The upcoming federal budget will be another sign of how seriously the government intends to tackle Canada’s environmental issues – many of which are…Read More


Did the federal government get its carbon pricing bill right?

Feb 14, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Last month the federal government released its draft bill to put a price on carbon across Canada. It’s great that polluters will now have…Read More


Hey Canada! Stop giving public money to oil and gas companies

Dec 12, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

Taking with one hand and giving back with the other. That is increasingly the situation in Canada, where governments are trying to address carbon…Read More


Canada favours tar sands companies over human health

Nov 14, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence, Toxics

The federal government gives polluters a free pass while it ignores the high cancer rates among some Alberta Indigenous communities. That’s how I’d sum…Read More


Alberta government gives Suncor a free pass on tailings, increases the liability of Albertans

Nov 02, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence, Toxics

Last week, the Alberta Energy Regular (AER) made a terrible decision that bowed to corporate power rather than protecting the environment and the public…Read More


New research finds that methane emissions can be reduced at little to no cost

Oct 24, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence, Toxics

The world’s leading energy think tank, the International Energy Agency, (IEA) released some startling findings this week showing that the global oil and gas industry…Read More


New scientific research puts urgency to reducing methane leaks from the oil and gas sector

Oct 18, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence, Toxics

The research published today in a prestigious scientific journal adds to the mounting evidence that methane emissions from Canada’s oil and gas companies are…Read More


Albertans want strong methane regulations for the oil and gas sector

Sep 06, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Those who live in Alberta  — a province with a large oil and gas industry — agree that regulating pollutants like methane is better…Read More


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