Toxics / Apr 23, 2018

Asthma rates in children are on the rise, and so are toxic chemicals in our everyday products

Updated on June 29, 2018. Nearly 235 million people worldwide are affected by asthma, a disease of the lungs in which the airways become…Read More

Toxics / Feb 13, 2018

3 ways to have a toxic-free Valentine’s Day this year

Are you still looking for the perfect gift for your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day? Many popular Valentine’s gifts might not be so good for…Read More

Toxics / Jan 10, 2018

Asbestos found in Claire’s makeup – another reason why action is needed to protect Canadians from toxics

Last week, Claire’s, an international retailer of teen accessories and cosmetics, recalled nine makeup kits (including eye shadow and blush) after a lab found…Read More

Toxics / Oct 18, 2017

Ottawa considers strengthening Canada’s main toxics law

When it comes to protecting Canadians’ health and the environment from toxics, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) is a key tool. This law…Read More

Toxics / Jul 05, 2017

Why you shouldn't dry clean your "Dry Clean Only" clothes

Would you dare wash a “Dry Clean Only” silk top at home and risk ruining the texture or shrinking it beyond recognition? You might…Read More

Toxics / Apr 13, 2017

Tips & tricks for non-toxic spring cleaning

Updated on March 12, 2018.  While spring brings warmer weather, sunnier days, and beautiful flowers, it also brings the reminder that it’s time to…Read More

Toxics / Feb 03, 2017

Weak labelling rules leave Canadians in the dark about harmful ingredients

From toothpaste to shampoo, to all-purpose cleaner and dish soap, cleaning and personal care products are essentials that we use every day. Whether we…Read More

Plastic Pollution / Toxics / Nov 06, 2016

Five Tips for an Eco-friendly Holiday Season

The holiday season is just around the corner and there is still a lot to do! Buying last-minute gifts, cooking and baking, organizing parties,…Read More

Livable Communities / Oct 28, 2016

A City within a Park: Exploring the Rouge National Urban Park

With one of the fastest growing populations in North America, the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) is fortunate to be surrounded by the Greenbelt, a…Read More

Blue Flag / Oct 27, 2016

Bees, Birds, and Butterflies: The Importance of Pollinators on Beaches

Whether on farmland or sandy beaches, pollinators, like bees and butterflies, play a vital role in growing the flowers and plants we enjoy and…Read More