Mar 30, 2021 / Toxics

Canadian companies failing in the race to eliminate toxic chemicals from their products

Key findings from the fifth annual Who’s Minding the Store? retailer report card With governments moving too slowly to ban toxic chemicals from consumer…Read More


Mar 09, 2021 / Yours To Protect

How to respond to Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy's letter about the Lower Duffins Creek Wetland

The letter below has been received by people writing to Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy with regard to Ontario government’s push to destroy 50 per…Read More


Feb 08, 2021 / Yours To Protect

Why we are going to Court to save the Lower Duffins Creek Wetland

Wetlands are key to reducing the impacts of floods and droughts. They also clean our water, offer homes and food for wildlife and provide…Read More


Jan 28, 2021 / Climate Change

Alberta’s actions to silence critics of the oil industry are just like those used by Russia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and others. It needs to stop.

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s inquiry into “anti-Alberta energy campaigns” is widely agreed to be a farce. But we shouldn’t forget or overlook the fact…Read More


Dec 24, 2020 / Movement Building

Will 2021 be a good year for the environment? Here are our top 10 predictions

2020 was a big year for environmental news. Here’s a quick recap: In a word:” COVID”. The pandemic and its lockdowns caused rapid change….Read More


Dec 21, 2020 / Yours To Protect

King Township rejects a "Trojan Horse" request for a Minster's Zoning Order to allow development in the Greenbelt

On Monday Dec 14, 2020, by a margin of six votes to one, King Township Council refused to endorse a “trojan horse” request for…Read More


Nov 26, 2020 / Livable Communities

How to respond to form letters sent by Ontario MPPs regarding the province's attack on Conservation Authorities

Many of you have written or called your MPP expressing concern about the attacks on our wetlands, forests and safety included in the Ontario…Read More


Nov 13, 2020 / Livable Communities / Yours To Protect

Expect bigger floods and more toxic soil if Ontario’s Conservation Authorities are gutted

Draconian proposed changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and Planning Act have been slipped into the Ontario government’s budget bill (Bill 229, Schedule 6)….Read More


Nov 11, 2020 / Livable Communities / Yours To Protect

Why is it crucial to protect Ontario’s wetlands?

Ontario’s wetlands, which comprise swamps, marshes, bogs and fens, play an important role in protecting biodiversity (the mix of plants and animals in nature)…Read More


Aug 28, 2020 / Livable Communities / Yours To Protect

You may have never heard of a Minister’s Zoning Order and that used to be ok - but not anymore

Updated November 2, 2020 The Ontario government is using a tool to speed up controversial developments by eliminating expert analysis and public input. It’s…Read More