Movement Building / Jul 17, 2018

Charities and Public Policy: Answers to your Frequently Asked Questions

You may have seen that a small anti-poverty charity, Canada Without Poverty, won a landmark court challenge against the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) regarding…Read More

Livable Communities / Apr 30, 2018

Who’s playing politics with the Greenbelt?

Concerned about how Bill 66 threatens to open up the Greenbelt to development? Sign the petition to Stop Bill 66 here.   Sprawl developers…Read More

Safeguarding Freshwater / Apr 16, 2018

A win for Endangered Species! Town charged for destruction of piping plover habitat at Sauble Beach

Edit: This blog has been updated with the date of the Town’s court hearing.   After a thirty year absence, and decades of important…Read More

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