Plastic Pollution / Feb 05, 2019

Why we’re calling time on plastic packaging – a Q&A with Pure + Simple

Pure + Simple is a Toronto-based skincare chain that has committed to going 100 per cent plastic-free! We asked their President and Co-owner Jean…Read More


YRE News / Nov 20, 2018

What does diversity have to do with climate change?

This is a guest blog by Abhayjeet Singh Sachal, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Break The Divide Foundation and Grade 12 Student at Seaquam Secondary…Read More


YRE News / Nov 13, 2018

What I learned at the NAAEE Conference? We need to talk about climate change.

This is a guest blog by Megan Nguyen, a student at Seaquam Secondary School in Delta BC, who placed second in our Young Reporters…Read More


Greenbelt / Aug 28, 2018

Save Belfountain! One of the last remaining Greenbelt hamlets under threat

This is a guest blog by Judy Mabee, President of The Belfountain Community Organization, a residents’ group committed to preserving the rural heritage and…Read More


Greenbelt / Movement Building / Jul 06, 2018

Improvements to aggregate practices rely on voluntary efforts from the industry

This is a guest blog by Claire Malcolmson, the Responsible Aggregate consultant for Environmental Defence Changes in government bring uncertainty, and the aggregate (sand, stone…Read More


Greenbelt / Smart Growth / May 07, 2018

Community planning is shifting in Ontario - Here's why you should care

This is a guest blog by Marwa Selim, Program Manager at BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association.        Smart communities are the future for Ontarians and…Read More


Safeguarding Freshwater / Mar 05, 2018

Turning trash into art: Making an artistic statement out of 12,000 used plastic bottles

This is a guest blog by Rebecca Jane Houston. Rebecca is a settler sculptor and installation artist from Toronto. She works with found and…Read More


Clean Economy / Climate Change / Feb 26, 2018

Smart home buyers look for green: Energy efficiency in the real estate market

  Guest blog by Brent Kopperson, founder and executive director of Windfall Ecology Centre   How many realtors know the difference between a red…Read More


Greenbelt / Movement Building / Feb 05, 2018

Making “Responsible Aggregate Operations” More Responsible

This is a guest blog by Claire Malcolmson, the Responsible Aggregate consultant for Environmental Defence Environmental Defence is committed to making positive, systemic change –…Read More


Greenbelt / Movement Building / Dec 21, 2017

Meridian Quarry expansion in Burlington highlights lunacy of grandfathered permits

This is a guest blog by Claire Malcolmson, the Responsible Aggregate consultant for Environmental Defence Imagine if your neighbor informed you that there was a…Read More