Sep 22, 2015 / Clean Economy

The human cost of the Volkswagen Deception

Volkswagen, one of the world’s leading auto manufacturers, has taken a huge hit this week as its engine emissions testing fraud comes to light….Read More


Jul 17, 2015 / Toxics

How Polluted Are We? New Federal Data Shows Need for Action

Environmental pollution isn’t something that only affects the outdoors. Our bodies are permeable, and human beings are part of the very ecosystem we pollute….Read More


Jun 17, 2015 / Toxics

Uncovering the Dirty Truth on cleaning products

It’s great when your home smells fresh, but what’s lurking in the scents that linger after you clean? The secret to that smell might…Read More


Jun 05, 2015 / Toxics

Stay sun safe without aerosols

Did you know it’s Sun Awareness Week in Canada? With summer around the corner, it’s the right time to talk about which sunscreens are…Read More


Apr 14, 2015 / Toxics

Canada announces proposed new regulations on five toxic chemicals

We have good news to share thanks to all of you who stood up against toxic chemicals in consumer products. Together we have been…Read More


Mar 20, 2015 / Toxics

Downstreaming your toxic stuff

For Canada Water Week, March 16-22, Environmental Defence is celebrating water! Each day this week we’ll post a new blog which will explore how…Read More


Jan 23, 2015 / Toxics

BPA on the Brain

Have you touched a receipt today? Bought a coffee, maybe lunch, and received a paper record of the transaction?  These days, many receipts are…Read More


Dec 10, 2014 / Toxics

Help keep the buzz going against the use of neonics in Ontario

We need pollinators, such as bees, to pollinate one third of all the food we eat. That’s why there is so much concern over…Read More


Nov 27, 2014 / Toxics

Environmental and health organizations call for ban on triclosan

Evidence is mounting that triclosan has the potential to adversely impact human health, even more than previously thought. That’s why, along with over 50…Read More


Oct 07, 2014 / Toxics

Will new U.S.-Canadian agreement impact Canadian toxics control?

There are a lot of international trade talks happening these days, and different regulations and how they affect business are a big topic of…Read More