Jan 27, 2023 / Climate Change / Transition

Debunking five myths that oil and gas executives want you to believe

This blog is co-authored with Alienor Rougeot, Climate and Energy Program Manager Two prominent figures of Canada’s oil and gas industry were recently on…Read More

Jan 26, 2023 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Wintertime farming practices can help or worsen water pollution and algae blooms

If you’re a reader of our blogs or a lover of Lake Erie, you may already know that excess amounts of fertilizer are making…Read More

Jan 25, 2023

We can not let a “war on words” between governments spill into a war on workers

Alberta and Ottawa kicked off the New Year arguing in the media while making little progress on issues actually affecting Canadians. This time, Alberta…Read More

Jan 20, 2023 / Safeguarding Freshwater

What are the main threats to Lake Erie? FAQS - Part 2

This blog is co-authored with Michelle Woodhouse, Water Program Manager Why is Lake Erie especially at risk? History of Lake Erie pollution In the…Read More

Jan 19, 2023 / Climate Change Ontario / Protecting Ontario’s environment

Ontario is building new gas plants; the Feds need to step in now

Ontario recently announced it would contract new polluting gas plants to generate electricity for the province. This is outrageous, especially given that Ontario successfully…Read More

Jan 18, 2023 / Climate Change

Climate Action or Greenwashing: How to look past the fluff in “Net-zero strategies”

With the growing urgency to address climate change, governments and companies are developing “net-zero” strategies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions . However, according…Read More

Jan 17, 2023 / Protecting Ontario’s environment / Yours To Protect

Flooding soon in a basement near you: the impacts of weakening wetland protection in Ontario

This is a guest blog by Brendon Samuels Over the past several years – and especially in the past few months – Premier Doug Ford’s…Read More

Jan 17, 2023 / Climate Change

Members of Parliament lobbied extensively by oil & gas industry in November

It’s time for another round-up of lobbying of the federal government by Canada’s oil and gas industry, and this time we’ll be highlighting something…Read More

Jan 16, 2023 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Why is Lake Erie important? FAQs - Part 1

This blog is co-authored with Michelle Woodhouse, Water Program Manager You may have found yourself googling these questions after reading headlines about the annual…Read More

Dec 30, 2022 / Climate Change

What’s in store for 2023? Here are our 12 environmental predictions for the new year

In 2022, environmental progress ran hot and very cold in Canada. At the international and federal levels, significant progress was made on climate action,…Read More