Five reasons why the Canadian government shouldn’t give more exemptions to polluting industries

Aug 08, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Let’s start here. It’s good that Canada will have a price on carbon across the country on January 1st, 2019. Making polluters pay for…Read More


Mexico’s methane regulations prove once again that Alberta’s approach is badly out of step

Jul 31, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

  Yesterday, Mexico joined a growing list of countries showing leadership on reducing harmful methane emissions from the oil and gas sector, by releasing…Read More


Provincial opposition to carbon pricing is set to backfire

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

Categories: Climate Change

  Last week, P.E.I. became the third province to question the federal government’s plan to put a price on carbon emissions. The province put…Read More


5 Reasons Why Alberta Methane Regulations Don’t Cut It

May 31, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence, Toxics

  New analysis shows that Alberta’s draft methane regulations will achieve less than half of Alberta’s methane reduction goal. In fact, as our joint…Read More


Our case against toxic tailings ponds is in front of NAFTA’s environmental arm right now

May 15, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Environmental Defence, Toxics

We finally may have forced the Canadian government to take its head out of the sand and deal with hazardous waste from the tar…Read More


Now all of Canada’s federal parties say they will reach our international climate targets. The question is how.

May 11, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

In a CTV interview last week, federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer promised Canadians that his party will develop a detailed and meaningful climate change…Read More


Canada passes first-ever emissions regulations for oil and gas companies

Apr 30, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Defence

  This is a big deal. For the first time in Canadian history, oil and gas companies will be regulated for their carbon emissions….Read More


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