Feb 03, 2023 / Climate Change

We need real climate plans not false solutions

When it comes to climate action, it can be difficult to understand what makes a strong climate plan that puts us on a pathway…Read More

Feb 03, 2023 / Climate Change

Big Oil Is Posting Colossal 2022 Profits

This winter, Big Oil companies are announcing their 2022 profits, and records are being shattered. Big Oil is raking in outrageous sums during a…Read More

Feb 02, 2023 / Climate Change / Protecting Ontario’s environment

On the Road to Clean Transportation and Livable Communities

Canada has a problem: a history of car-dependent city planning and a fleet of the most polluting cars in the world. Fortunately, we already…Read More

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