May 20, 2022 / Protecting Ontario’s environment

Ontario Election 2022 Issue Guide: What will Ontario’s Provincial Political Parties Do to Cancel the Big Sprawl?

As we told you last month, Ontario’s government is poised to lock in 30 years of highway-and-sprawl-driven land use. Doing that will pave huge…Read More

May 19, 2022 / Climate Change Ontario / Protecting Ontario’s environment

Ontario is failing on climate change

What has Ontario done about climate change the last 4 years? Not much. Once upon a time, Ontario was a provincial leader in fighting…Read More

May 11, 2022 / Climate Change Ontario / Protecting Ontario’s environment

Rally with us on May 14 – for climate, communities and nature!

This spring, Ontarians have an important choice in front of them. Will we elect a government that turns its back on the climate crisis,…Read More

May 10, 2022 / Plastic Pollution

It’s Ontario’s Annual “Blame You for Plastic Pollution Day”! (A.K.A. the “Ontario Day of Action on Litter”)

It’s that time of year again: it’s “Blame You for Plastic Pollution Day”, aka the “Ontario Day of Action on Litter”. For the third…Read More

May 06, 2022 / Climate Change Ontario / Protecting Ontario’s environment

Fact checking a fundraising email about Highway 413 sent to PC party supporters

Premier Doug Ford recently sent out a fundraising email about the proposed Highway 413. We thought it would be helpful for Ontarians if we…Read More

May 05, 2022 / Climate Change

It's time policymakers align finance with actual climate action

Over 85 investment firms, academic organizations, and environmental groups from across Canada and the globe, representing nearly 3-million members, have called on the government…Read More

May 05, 2022 / Climate Change Ontario / Protecting Ontario’s environment

We need a government in Ontario that cares about climate change - and will do something about it

Ontario’s upcoming election will determine whether our province will be part of the climate change solution. The recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)…Read More

May 02, 2022 / Protecting Ontario’s environment

Nature needs defenders in today’s Ontario

By Environmental Defence’s count, the last several years have witnessed over 10 major changes to laws, regulations and policies that have rolled back protection…Read More

Apr 28, 2022 / Protecting Ontario’s environment

The Yours To Protect Weekend is over - but the work continues!

Last Friday, Saturday and Sunday people all across Ontario attended rallies, clean-up events, earth day celebrations, a glow ride, a creek restoration, the grand…Read More

Apr 05, 2022 / Protecting Ontario’s environment

Three Shady Minister's Zoning Orders in Ontario

In the last few years, you’ve probably been hearing a lot of news about MZOs – Minister’s Zoning Orders. While MZOs are occasionally useful…Read More