May 01, 2020 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Two crises converge (Part 2): How impacts from climate change make Great Lakes communities vulnerable

In Part 1 of this blog series, we looked at how COVID-19 presents unique and unprecedented challenges to spring flooding and high water conditions…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


May 01, 2020 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Two crises converge (Part 1): How flooding in the Great Lakes during COVID-19 presents unique challenges

As communities grapple with the COVID-19 crisis, there is another looming threat around the Great Lakes region: high water and spring flooding.  In 2017…Read More


Apr 24, 2020 / Livable Communities

Ontario suspends requirement for public consultation on environmental policies due to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted some North American governments to change their approach to protecting the environment. In the last month, there have been…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


Apr 22, 2020 / Plastic Pollution

Here’s what you can do this Earth Day while you #StayHome

This year is Earth Day’s 50th anniversary. Although we’re stuck at home, it doesn’t mean we can’t do something to pay homage to this…Read More


Apr 21, 2020 / Climate Change

Why are Ontario’s Greenhouse Gas emissions going up instead of down?

We know that in order to fight climate change, Canada, and the world, needs to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Every spring, the federal…Read More


Apr 17, 2020 / Climate Change

We have the oil lobby’s secret list of COVID demands – if approved, they would set environmental protection back decades

As Canada faces an unprecedented health crisis, a leaked secret memo from the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) to the federal government reveals…Read More


Apr 15, 2020 / Plastic Pollution

Breaking Down the Pro-Plastics Spin: Why we don’t need more single-use bags and bottles during COVID-19

In this time of heightened uncertainty and anxiety, we’re especially sensitive to messages about safety and hygiene. Everyone is trying to do their part…Read More


Apr 10, 2020 / Climate Change

Seven facts Canadians should know about climate change and forests

Last year, Canada’s federal government made an important and exciting announcement – in the next decade, we will plant over 2 billion trees to…Read More