May 10, 2021 / Climate Change

The numbers are in: Big Oil made out like bandits during the pandemic

While millions of people in Canada have faced painful economic uncertainty, oil and gas companies made $9.1 billion in *excess* profits in 2020. That’s…Read More


Apr 21, 2021 / Climate Change

Unpacking the federal budget: Hot Takes

On April 19th, the federal government released their much anticipated 2021 federal budget: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience. There’s a lot…Read More


Apr 15, 2021 / Climate Change

Paying Polluters: How much Canada gave in federal financial support for oil and gas in 2020

A new report released today by Environmental Defence – Paying Polluters: Federal Financial Support to Oil and Gas in 2020 – reveals that despite…Read More


Mar 12, 2021 / Climate Change

Without a climate change test, Canada is heading towards climate failure

We know we need to leave fossil fuels in the ground.  The United Nations Environment Program made it clear in its Production Gap report…Read More


Mar 12, 2021 / Climate Change

FAQ – A Climate Change Test for Canada: Aligning infrastructure reviews with climate commitments

Why do we need a climate change test?  In order for Canada to meet our goals to fight climate change, the government needs to…Read More


Mar 02, 2021 / Climate Change

As Canada hosts the first global Powering Past Coal Summit, why are we still shipping coal overseas?

Is this another case of hazardous hypocrisy?  A decade ago, Canada was justifiably called out on the world stage for our hypocrisy on asbestos….Read More


Feb 23, 2021 / Climate Change

Why we're in court this week defending Canada's Impact Assessment Act from an attack from the Government of Alberta

Once again, important environmental safeguards are under attack from the Government of Alberta. Maybe you’ll remember that we also went to court to defend…Read More


Feb 04, 2021 / Climate Change

US, UK and EU leadership pressures Canada to end fossil finance

If Canada doesn’t stop funding fossils, the public will be stuck holding the bag. Last week, among the climate promises made by the Biden-Harris…Read More


Feb 01, 2021 / Climate Change

Will President Biden’s promises to end fossil fuel subsidies be the kick in the pants that Canadian governments need?

When a decade of inaction starts to catch up It has just been over a week since President Biden’s inauguration – and he has…Read More


Nov 25, 2020 / Climate Change / Transition

Canada’s annual energy report misses the mark on climate - and still finds that oil pipelines are a thing of the past

Every year, the government agency responsible for regulating Canada’s energy sector – the Canada Energy Regulator – puts out a flagship report with projections…Read More