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


Oct 25, 2019 / Livable Communities

The environment and communities lose if Highway 413 is built

The destructive and unnecessary Highway 413 is back. The proposed highway would make its way from Milton to Vaughan through farms, forests and a…Read More


Oct 24, 2019 / Livable Communities

Better access to nature = better mental health

Have you ever experienced a sense of relief and calm while spending time in nature? Whether it’s the comforting shade of a forest trail,…Read More


Oct 18, 2019 / Livable Communities

Did you know the Greenbelt helps protect us from climate change?

Every year, the Ontario Greenbelt’s watersheds provide more than $1 billion worth of ecological services, by filtering pollution and waste, regulating water flow and…Read More


Oct 07, 2019 / Climate Change

Dear Party Leaders, It's time to put Canadians ahead of the oil lobby

(Pour la version française, cliquez ici pour télécharger le PDF.) Dear Federal Party Leaders, I urge you as leaders of Canada’s federal political parties…Read More