Aug 10, 2020 / Livable Communities

Ontario Yours to Protect! – Zombie quarry stalks Burlington’s Escarpment

The Ontario government’s gutting of protection for endangered species and changes to planning legislation that will lead to more sprawl has also given new…Read More


Aug 04, 2020 / Climate Change / Movement Building

Is Canada betting on another 4 years of President Trump?

Canadian politicians often insist on the expediency and necessity of aligning our policies with those in the US. But when it comes to COVID-19…Read More


Jul 14, 2020 / Climate Change

Explaining Hydrogen: Canada’s new emissions free wonder fuel or another big handout to a failing fossil fuel industry?

As the demand for hydrogen fuel starts to grow, the federal and Alberta governments are poised to make critical decisions about the future shape…Read More


Jun 19, 2020 / Livable Communities

Proposed changes to Ontario’s Growth Plan is bad news for endangered species, farms, forests and wetlands

On June 16th, 2020, under the guise of setting the stage for recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ontario government resumed their attack on…Read More


May 27, 2020 / Livable Communities

A new prescription for livable, sustainable cities launched by Canadian leaders in response to the pandemic

In the words of former Ontario Environmental Commissioner Diane Saxe, urban sprawl is Ontario’s tar sands. At first pass this may seem like hyperbole….Read More


Mar 23, 2020 / Movement Building

How Canada can build an environmentally sustainable future after the COVID-19 Crisis

As federal and provincial governments are grappling with this crisis, part of their packages of support have already included billions of dollars to support…Read More


Mar 20, 2020 / Movement Building

We're all in this together

We want to let you know that we are thinking about all of you during these difficult and uncertain times. And we want to…Read More


Feb 13, 2020 / Climate Change

Federal Cabinet should help Albertans. Rejecting the Teck Frontier mine is step one.

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says that approving the Teck mine will be an economic boon, but is that the case? Let’s dig into this…Read More


Jan 06, 2020 / Climate Change

What if limiting new fossil fuel supply is more important than reducing the emissions produced when we burn them?

International conversations and agreements concerning climate change have historically focused on limiting carbon emissions from household or business uses. This makes sense as cars,…Read More


Dec 27, 2019 / Clean Economy / Climate Change / Livable Communities / Plastic Pollution / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics

What’s in store for 2020? Here are our predictions for next year’s biggest environmental news stories

2019 was a big year for environmental news. Here’s a quick recap: UN scientists took off the gloves on their warnings to us about…Read More