Aug 31, 2015 / Clean Economy

Along the Pipeline – The faces of Energy East are coming to Ontario

In our work to stop the proposed Energy East pipeline proposal, I find myself mired in details about spill rates, the properties of diluted…Read More

Aug 24, 2015 / Clean Economy

In Harm’s Way: First Nations Leader, Activists Speak Out Against Energy East

Last month, the oil industry had a rather embarrassing stumble. A tar sands pipeline had one of the largest spills ever in Canada, spilling…Read More

Jul 10, 2015 / Clean Economy

March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate: A Family Affair

The day before the March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate, I received an unexpected email from my mom.  My mom said she might…Read More

Apr 13, 2015 / Clean Economy

25,000 people and Canada’s premiers: the new leadership on climate

On Saturday, I saw red. Not because I was mad, but because tens of thousands of people were holding up red Bristol boards, and…Read More

Apr 10, 2015 / Clean Economy

It’s time to Act on Climate!

Tomorrow, Saturday April 11, at 1 pm in Quebec City, something big will be happening. Thousands of people will march through the city to…Read More

Mar 17, 2015 / Clean Economy / Safeguarding Freshwater

Canada Water Week: No Energy East tar sands in our water!

For Canada Water Week, March 16-22, Environmental Defence is celebrating water! Each day this week we’ll post a new blog that will explore how…Read More

Jan 30, 2015 / Clean Economy

A resounding “No” heard across Ontario

From Kenora to Cornwall, North Bay to Timmins, Ontario residents are saying No to TransCanada’s risky Energy East pipeline plan. The Ontario Energy Board…Read More

Jan 15, 2015 / Clean Economy

Ontario friends: Now is the time to make your voice heard about Energy East

As U.S. President Obama vows to veto a senate attempt to approve Keystone XL, that pipeline is almost certainly looking towards its own demise….Read More

Sep 23, 2014 / Clean Economy

A Climate of Hope

Sunday, New York City, 12:58 pm. A hush fell over a crowd of hundreds of thousands. Hands raised in the air for one minute…Read More

Jun 21, 2014 / Clean Economy

When First Nations come First

Today (June 21) is National Aboriginal Day, coming just four days after the federal government’s endorsement of the Northern Gateway pipeline project. Besides being…Read More