Toxics / Nov 05, 2019

Home Depot, Lowe’s and Staples take action to protect their customers from PFAS and other harmful toxics lurking in carpets and office supplies

It’s been an exciting fall for people who want to see more action on toxic chemicals in consumer and household products. In the span…Read More


Toxics / Oct 24, 2019

Toxic TV Binge? A new report shines the spotlight on toxic flame retardants in smart TVs sold at Best Buy

A new report published today, titled Toxic TV Binge, revealed that top-of-the-line smart TVs sold by Best Buy contain harmful flame retardants and may…Read More


Climate Change / Toxics / Jul 25, 2019

Why I’m taking the federal government to court, again, for failing to charge Volkswagen for its diesel emission scandal

You’ve probably heard of the “Dieselgate” scandal by now. In short, more than four years ago, news about Volkswagen’s scandal shook the world after…Read More


Toxics / Apr 04, 2019

Premier Ford breaks his promise to “come down heavy on polluters” by scrapping Ontario’s only toxics law

Earlier this week, the Ontario government voted to repeal the province’s Toxics Reduction Act (TRA) in 2021 and halt the implementation of some of…Read More


Toxics / Nov 19, 2018

The toxic paint stripper chemical and the wave of retailer action to protect consumers

If you’ve ever tried to refinish an old piece of furniture or your bathtub, you probably know how handy it is to use a…Read More


Toxics / Nov 14, 2018

Retailer report card 2018: Canadian context

Consumers are increasingly concerned about their exposure to toxic chemicals from products due to a growing body of research linking chemical exposures to health…Read More


Toxics / Jul 16, 2018

Canadians may soon get stronger protections from toxic chemicals and pollution

After nearly two decades since Canada’s main toxics law was enacted, the federal government promised to give it a major makeover. The government’s commitment…Read More


Plastic Pollution / Toxics / Jun 08, 2018

Just like microbeads, Canada needs to regulate single-use plastics: Here’s how

Plastic waste can now be found in the farthest corners and deepest trenches on the planet. Yet, every day millions of disposable plastic containers,…Read More


Toxics / May 17, 2018

Alarming: New study finds that baby bibs contain toxic chemicals and could be polluting our kids

Among the things that every expecting parent need are baby bibs, mats and pads. Parents know that these are essential products that make taking…Read More


Toxics / Jan 16, 2018

Canada misses the mark (again) in its decision to not ban harmful phthalates

If you were told that your go-to brand of cheese contained a toxic ingredient, would you continue to eat it? What if it was…Read More