Greenbelt / Smart Growth / May 09, 2019

Ontario is making sprawl developer dreams come true

Ontario spent years on a plan to grow smartly – to build a variety of housing in the places people want to live, while…Read More


Climate Change / May 08, 2019

Will Canada let BC off the hook for methane reductions?

This is a watershed moment for the federal government on its climate action plan. It can choose to uphold strong climate solutions or water…Read More


Guest / Toxics / May 02, 2019

How to tackle indoor air pollution in your home

Guest blog by Emma Rohmann, an environmental engineer, mom of two and founder of Green at Home.  Are you doing enough to reduce air…Read More


Toxics / May 02, 2019

Part 2: Even more reasons why we can’t be confident in Health Canada’s assessment that glyphosate is safe

A couple months ago I wrote a blog on how, despite compelling evidence of health and environmental harms posed by glyphosate, Health Canada continues…Read More


Climate Change / May 01, 2019

Faced with record floods, Ontario cuts flood prevention programs

I spent the weekend laying down sandbags to protect the homes of my neighbours from the flooding caused by record-breaking rainfalls in the Ottawa…Read More


Plastic Pollution / May 01, 2019

Chemicals in plastics are harming your health – here are three simple things you can do about it

We all know that plastic pollution is harming wildlife. We’ve seen photos of turtles trapped in beer rings, whales with stomachs full of plastic…Read More


Safeguarding Freshwater / Apr 26, 2019

The Ontario government just proposed gutting the Endangered Species Act. Here’s what you need to know:

In February, we raised the alarm that the Endangered Species Act (ESA) appeared to be the next environmental law in the Ontario government’s anti-environmental…Read More


Smart Growth / Apr 24, 2019

Everyone deserves a place to call home – so how can we improve housing affordability?

The last time people were priced out of the housing market was in the early 1990s. Back then, the options were limited to owning…Read More


Safeguarding Freshwater / Apr 18, 2019

Toledo, Ohio voted to give Lake Erie personhood and legal rights. What have we done for our Lake lately?

In February voters in Toledo, Ohio went to the polls, this time with a special referendum on the ballot: whether or not to give…Read More


Smart Growth / Apr 17, 2019

9 reasons why house prices are still so high in Toronto and Greater Golden Horseshoe

Toronto is now on the list of some of the most unaffordable cities in the world and prices are rising all over the Greater…Read More