Jun 27, 2022 / Climate Change / Federal Climate

Big car corporations are profiting from pollution. Here’s what Canada can do about it

Canada can significantly reduce transportation emissions by standing up to the auto industry and implementing new clean car regulations. With gasoline prices so high,…Read More

Jun 24, 2022 / Plastic Pollution

We finally did it! Canada’s single-use plastic bans are for real

Big news this week! With a series of live announcements held across the country, the federal government finally released the final regulations to ban…Read More

Jun 14, 2022 / Protecting Ontario’s environment

5 Things You Can Do Over the Summer to Protect Ontario’s Environment

In the recent election, a solid majority of Ontarians voted for candidates who promised to curtail urban sprawl, cancel Highway 413, and restore Ontario’s…Read More

Jun 09, 2022 / Climate Change

Canada’s financial sector could face climate trouble, unless we implement a policy solution

By Julie Segal, Senior Manager, Climate Finance, Environmental Defence Canada and Sonia li Trottier, Director, Canada Climate Law Initiative Canada’s financial institutions could seize…Read More

Jun 08, 2022 / Climate Change

The right (and wrong) way to deal with high gas prices

High gas prices should be an alarm bell signaling that we need to move away from our reliance on this volatile commodity – not…Read More

May 31, 2022 / Protecting Ontario’s environment

Ontario Election 2022 Issues Guide: Endangered Species, Conservation Authorities, Aggregates & Water Pollution

For the past four years, Ontarians have witnessed an unremitting attack on the many of the laws which protect the province’s natural heritage. The…Read More

May 31, 2022 / Climate Change Ontario / Protecting Ontario’s environment

Ontario Election 2022 Issue Guide: How Each of the Political Parties Would Tackle Climate Change

As with many environmental issues, when it comes to climate change and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, this is no ordinary election. For the past…Read More

May 27, 2022 / Climate Change

Who is calling the shots on federal climate policy?

The dust has settled on a hectic spring for federal climate policy in Canada. And as it clears, one thing remains painfully obvious: the…Read More

May 20, 2022 / Protecting Ontario’s environment

10 endangered species that will suffer if Highway 413 is built

It’s not an exaggeration to say that Highway 413 would be a disaster for Southern Ontario’s endangered species. Without even accounting for future highway…Read More

May 20, 2022 / Protecting Ontario’s environment

Emergency in Ontario - First We March, Then We Vote

This past Saturday, I attended the Emergency in Ontario rally with my daughter. Although the weather was lovely in the shade of Queen’s Park’s…Read More