Feb 23, 2021 / Climate Change

Why we're in court this week defending Canada's Impact Assessment Act from an attack from the Government of Alberta

Once again, important environmental safeguards are under attack from the Government of Alberta. Maybe you’ll remember that we also went to court to defend…Read More


Feb 18, 2021 / Climate Change / Transition

Canada Should “Buy Clean” to Cut Emissions and Boost the Economy

This post is by Jamie Kirkpatrick, Program Manager, Blue Green Canada. Blue Green Canada released its new report– BUY CLEAN: How Public Construction Dollars…Read More


Feb 04, 2021 / Climate Change

US, UK and EU leadership pressures Canada to end fossil finance

If Canada doesn’t stop funding fossils, the public will be stuck holding the bag. Last week, among the climate promises made by the Biden-Harris…Read More


Feb 01, 2021 / Climate Change

Will President Biden’s promises to end fossil fuel subsidies be the kick in the pants that Canadian governments need?

When a decade of inaction starts to catch up It has just been over a week since President Biden’s inauguration – and he has…Read More


Jan 28, 2021 / Climate Change

Alberta’s actions to silence critics of the oil industry are just like those used by Russia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and others. It needs to stop.

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s inquiry into “anti-Alberta energy campaigns” is widely agreed to be a farce. But we shouldn’t forget or overlook the fact…Read More


Jan 26, 2021 / Climate Change / Transition

Without a transition plan, Canada is just letting oil and gas workers fend for themselves

Last week’s decision by President Biden to kill the Keystone XL pipeline once and for all raises important questions about whether and how Canada…Read More


Dec 17, 2020 / Climate Change

DON’T LET THE HATERS MISLEAD YOU: INCREASING THE PRICE ON CARBON POLLUTION IS GOOD FOR OUR FUTURE

The federal government recently announced a plan to raise the price on carbon to help meet their climate change commitments. Hot on the heels…Read More


Dec 03, 2020 / Climate Change

Can Ontario’s climate change plan be salvaged?

On November 27, 2020, Minister Yurek outlined his government’s progress on its Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan, and claimed to be lowering greenhouse gas emissions. Our…Read More


Nov 26, 2020 / Climate Change / Federal Climate

Accountability on climate change…but not yet

It’s been said so often now. Canada has failed to achieve every international climate target it has ever set. To reach a different outcome,…Read More


Nov 25, 2020 / Climate Change / Transition

Canada’s annual energy report misses the mark on climate - and still finds that oil pipelines are a thing of the past

Every year, the government agency responsible for regulating Canada’s energy sector – the Canada Energy Regulator – puts out a flagship report with projections…Read More