May 20, 2020 / Livable Communities

Don’t let sprawl developers pave over the Carruthers Creek headwaters

Developers want to pave over a sensitive ecological area and prime farmland in Durham Region. We need to stop it.  The area in question…Read More


Feb 27, 2020 / Climate Change

The Ontario government’s post-truth war on climate change

Since gaining office a year and a half ago, the Ontario government has taken a post-truth approach to climate change: they say what they…Read More


Oct 23, 2019 / Climate Change

Climate Action and the Environment won – that’s the big take away from the 2019 Federal Election

In the 2019 Federal Election, Canadians were divided on which party to vote for, and no party was able to secure a majority. But…Read More


Sep 16, 2019 / Climate Change

This election, don't buy what Big Oil is selling

As the federal election kicks off, the oil industry is sparing no expense to convince Canadians that what’s good for oil companies is good…Read More


Nov 16, 2018 / Plastic Pollution

Bans, targets and government action: What to look for in Canada’s plastics plan

Next Friday, November 23rd, is the 2018 meeting of the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME).  I know, I know, you’ve had…Read More


Jul 25, 2018 / Climate Change / Safeguarding Freshwater

Algae, caused by climate change, is causing climate change

What does algae have to do with climate change? And nuclear power, you ask? Good questions!   Here’s the scoop: Algae has become the…Read More


Oct 27, 2017 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan says all the right things, but leaves many details unresolved

On Thursday October 26, 2017, Ontario released its Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP), which is supposed to set out the province’s vision for how we’ll meet…Read More


Aug 30, 2017 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

The launch of GreenON puts Ontario’s climate plan into action

The wait is finally over. With the launch of the Green Ontario Fund (GreenON) this morning, Ontarians can now access programs that will help…Read More


Jun 01, 2017 / Climate Change

With or without the U.S., the shift to a clean economy is unstoppable

U.S. President Trump has just withdrawn the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change. It’s a setback for sure. But climate progress…Read More


Apr 03, 2017 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

Ontario's cap-and-trade auction a success!

The results of Ontario’s first cap-and-trade auction are in. And they’re good! Ontario sold 100 per cent of the 2017 permits it was offering…Read More