Movement Building / Dec 28, 2017

What's in store for the New Year? Our predictions for the biggest environmental news stories in 2018

2017 was a big year for environmental news. The Energy East pipeline was cancelled, record low prices were set for solar and wind power,…Read More

Toxics / Aug 03, 2017

Guilty but not charged: Why is Canada letting Volkswagen get away with its diesel car pollution scam?

Two years ago, Volkswagen (VW) was caught red-handed selling cars with software that surreptitiously turned off the pollution control equipment of over 11 million…Read More

Climate Change / Mar 24, 2017

Forests, Climate Change and Carbon Markets: Windfall or Risky Business?

Global warming is already impacting ecosystems, economies and communities around the world. Here in Canada, we’ve seen extreme weather lead to flooding and drought,…Read More

Clean Economy / Climate Change / Jan 10, 2017

Fear and Loathing on the Carbon Trail

People generally don’t like change, even when they know that there’s a problem that must be solved (think of how you put off the…Read More

Movement Building / Dec 16, 2016

Year in review: 2016 was a great year thanks to you!

As 2016 draws to a close, I am awed by how much we’ve accomplished together this past year. When we started the year, we…Read More

Movement Building / Dec 08, 2016

Protecting free speech by modernizing charity laws

It’s not every day that the editorial boards of the Toronto Star and the Globe and Mail agree. But that’s exactly what happened this…Read More

Clean Economy / Climate Change / Dec 04, 2016

Environmental Victories: Building a clean economy and defending a safe climate

With winter approaching, it’s a good time to look back at what we’ve achieved together over the past year. And what a busy year…Read More

Clean Economy / Climate Change / Livable Communities / Movement Building / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics / Nov 09, 2016

There is too much momentum behind environmental protection for one man to stop it

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” -Martin Luther King Jr. Canadians may be feeling a bit down…Read More

Livable Communities / Nov 04, 2016

It's time to fix the OMB

The province’s public review of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) is underway. The OMB is a quasi-judicial board appointed by the provincial government that…Read More

Movement Building / Oct 21, 2016

Freeing Charities: legislative reform is the only path forward

Charities in Canada play a critical role. Canadians look to environmental, health, international development and social justice organizations to collectively express their views and…Read More