Toxics / Mar 31, 2020

Top 5 ways to effectively clean your home and reduce your exposure to harmful chemicals during the COVID-19 pandemic

Air quality in our homes is very important for our health, especially today as Canadians are spending more time at home to help curb…Read More


Toxics / Mar 15, 2020

The top 4 reasons why Volkswagen avoided paying the real cost of its crime in Canada

Last month, an Ontario court ordered Volkswagen (VW) to pay $192 million in criminal fines for importing nearly 128,000 cheating diesel vehicles that violated…Read More


Clean Beauty / Toxics / Jan 09, 2020

Top 10 harmful chemicals to avoid in your skincare products

Think about it – from waking up in the morning until going to bed at night, how many skincare products do you use? From…Read More


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

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


Plastic Pollution / Toxics / Dec 13, 2019

The ultimate eco-guide to (not) gift giving this holiday season

Creative alternatives and new traditions to gift giving Just as I’m trying to move towards a low-waste lifestyle, along comes Christmas – the largest…Read More


Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics / Nov 07, 2019

Ontario is making it cheaper and easier for industries to pollute our waters

Last week, the Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Hon. Jeff Yurek held a media conference. He claimed that changes proposed in the…Read More


Toxics / Nov 05, 2019

Home Depot, Lowe’s and Staples take action to protect their customers from PFAS and other harmful toxics lurking in carpets and office supplies

It’s been an exciting fall for people who want to see more action on toxic chemicals in consumer and household products. In the span…Read More


Plastic Pollution / Toxics / Oct 25, 2019

The scariest things this Halloween are plastic and toxic chemicals. Here are some ways to avoid them

Hello, all you ghosts and goblins out there! We have a spooky story to share. Halloween is coming soon and you need to take…Read More


Toxics / Oct 24, 2019

Toxic TV Binge? A new report shines the spotlight on toxic flame retardants in smart TVs sold at Best Buy

A new report published today, titled Toxic TV Binge, revealed that top-of-the-line smart TVs sold by Best Buy contain harmful flame retardants and may…Read More


Climate Change / Toxics / Jul 25, 2019

Why I’m taking the federal government to court, again, for failing to charge Volkswagen for its diesel emission scandal

You’ve probably heard of the “Dieselgate” scandal by now. In short, more than four years ago, news about Volkswagen’s scandal shook the world after…Read More