Jul 23, 2021 / Climate Change / Movement Building

$3.5 million and 2 years to serve up a farcical attack on Canadians’ rights to protect the environment and our future

Soon Commissioner Steve Allan will submit to the Alberta government his final report of the “The Public Inquiry into Anti-Alberta Energy Campaigns”. We’ve read…Read More


Jun 25, 2021 / Movement Building

7 Fabulous Reasons Why We're Queer Environmentalists

Happy Pride month! This blog is by Allen B, Sarah B and Tim G – the queer staff at Environmental Defence – about the…Read More


Dec 24, 2020 / Movement Building

Will 2021 be a good year for the environment? Here are our top 10 predictions

2020 was a big year for environmental news. Here’s a quick recap: In a word:” COVID”. The pandemic and its lockdowns caused rapid change….Read More


Aug 04, 2020 / Climate Change / Movement Building

Is Canada betting on another 4 years of President Trump?

Canadian politicians often insist on the expediency and necessity of aligning our policies with those in the US. But when it comes to COVID-19…Read More


Jun 24, 2020 / Movement Building

How we build a green and just recovery for Canada

As we chart our post-COVID future the Canadian government will have to help the economy recover from the fallout caused by the COVID-19 pandemic….Read More


May 01, 2020 / Movement Building

Answers to 5 more questions about COVID-19 and the environment

Is there a connection between COVID-19 and air pollution? What’s the first thing the federal government should do for the environment after the COVID-19…Read More


Apr 24, 2020 / Movement Building

Answers to five questions about COVID-19 and the environment

Is it safe to eat raw fruits and vegetables? How much have greenhouse gas emissions dropped? Here are answers to five questions about COVID-19 and the…Read More


Mar 23, 2020 / Movement Building

How Canada can build an environmentally sustainable future after the COVID-19 Crisis

As federal and provincial governments are grappling with this crisis, part of their packages of support have already included billions of dollars to support…Read More


Mar 20, 2020 / Movement Building

We're all in this together

We want to let you know that we are thinking about all of you during these difficult and uncertain times. And we want to…Read More


Aug 27, 2019 / Movement Building

How do we make protecting the environment a fundamental Canadian value?

Most of us have recently come across information highlighting the need for Canada and the World to take the urgency to act on climate…Read More