Nov 09, 2021 / Climate Change Ontario / Protecting Ontario’s environment

413(ish) reasons why building Highway 413 is a very bad idea

Highway 413 has been back in the news lately, and for one very important, and very concerning reason. In the recent  Fall Economic Statement,…Read More

Nov 07, 2021 / Protecting Ontario’s environment / Yours To Protect

Chop, chop: Ontario's Attacks on Endangered Species Keep Coming

Ontario had one of the strongest endangered species laws in the world because the people of Ontario care about our natural heritage. But, throughout…Read More

Oct 29, 2021 / Plastic Pollution

Canada’s new Environment Minister must clean up the plastic mess, and quick

Canada’s new environment minister must clean up the plastic mess, and quick Steven Guilbeault has to hit the ground running if he’s going to …Read More

Oct 25, 2021 / Toxics

Alton Gas project cancelled after years of strong Mi’kmaw opposition

After over seven years of court hearings, arrests and strong resistance from the Mi’kmaw community, the controversial Alton Gas project has been cancelled! This…Read More

Oct 22, 2021 / Plastic Pollution

This is Garbage: 99 per cent of flexible plastic isn't recycled in Canada (and companies won't stop using them anytime soon)

Only 1 per cent of flexible plastic packaging (eg. bags, films and pouches) is recycled in Canada. That’s the shocking conclusion in a new…Read More

Oct 21, 2021 / Climate Change

In your words: Why it's time for thermal coal to go

During the 2021 federal election, we asked supporters to reach out to their local papers to tell them why it’s time for Canada to…Read More

Oct 04, 2021 / Climate Change

Election’s Over: It’s time for Parliament to get to work on the climate crisis

Another election came and went. In many ways it seems like not much was accomplished – or not much changed. Yet I’m ready to…Read More

Sep 22, 2021 / Climate Change Ontario

Phasing out Fossil Gas: A Plan for Green Buildings, Jobs and Prosperity for Ontario

We’re in the midst of an escalating climate crisis, but the Ontario government is acting like the crisis isn’t happening. Take for example Ontario’s…Read More

Sep 21, 2021 / Climate Change Ontario / Yours To Protect

I went to the government’s meeting on Highway 413 - so you don’t have to 

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation is hosting a Community Engagement Webinar on September 29th about the proposed Highway 413. You don’t need to go….Read More

Sep 15, 2021 / Yours To Protect

Scars across the escarpment: the fight to save Clearview’s wetlands

They’re preparing to pave paradise. Amidst the scenic hills of the Niagara Escarpment in Simcoe County, a municipality is attempting to destroy an area…Read More