Feb 16, 2021 / Toxics

These three bills can put Canada on the right track to dismantle environmental racism

Escaping toxic pollution is a privilege inaccessible to many Indigenous, Black and racialized communities in Canada. With the new Biden administration making environmental justice…Read More


Jan 26, 2021 / Toxics

Loblaw joins Costco Canada in banning toxic BPA and BPS on receipts

Cashiers and retail workers have a challenging and critical role during the COVID-19 pandemic: while many of us are staying home, they put their…Read More


Nov 02, 2020 / Climate Change / Plastic Pollution / Toxics

Top 6 not-so-average eco-gift ideas: COVID edition

With the holidays around the corner, it’s time to start thinking of gift ideas for your loved ones. And while the holiday season may…Read More


Oct 27, 2020 / Plastic Pollution / Toxics

How to have a plastic and toxic-free Halloween: COVID edition

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve had to find new ways of doing many things like working and celebrating birthdays – and…Read More


Sep 28, 2020 / Toxics

Environmental racism is a daily reality for many Black, Indigenous and People of Colour in Canada

In the wake of public outrage about the systemic racism and disproportionate police violence experienced by Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC), a…Read More


Sep 15, 2020 / Climate Change / Livable Communities / Plastic Pollution / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics

What is the Speech from the Throne and why is it important?

Our next big opportunity to secure commitments to a Green and Just Recovery in Canada is in the Speech from the Throne on September…Read More


Aug 07, 2020 / Toxics

Your favourite takeout meal may be packaged with toxic PFAS chemicals

New testing conducted by an independent lab and commissioned by the Mind the Store Campaign, Safer Chemicals Healthy Families and Toxic Free Future found…Read More


Jul 10, 2020 / Toxics

Enjoy the summer sun without damaging your health: A guide to choosing the right sunscreen

With the sun beating down in the summer, it’s common to lather your skin with sunscreen to prevent burning. But, are you getting burned…Read More


May 13, 2020 / Toxics

Pollution, health, and COVID-19 — We answer some of your most pressing questions

Last week, we hosted a webinar about the link between toxic pollution, health, and COVID-19. The webinar shed light on how exposure to toxics…Read More


Mar 31, 2020 / Toxics

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