Toxics / Nov 05, 2019

Home Depot, Lowe’s and Staples take action to protect their customers from PFAS and other harmful toxics lurking in carpets and office supplies

It’s been an exciting fall for people who want to see more action on toxic chemicals in consumer and household products. In the span…Read More


Safeguarding Freshwater / Oct 28, 2019

Keep Nestlé's hands off our taps: Why Ontario needs to extend its water bottling moratorium

*This blog was updated on October 31, 2019 to provide the most recent information regarding the status of the water bottling moratorium. There are…Read More


Livable Communities / Oct 25, 2019

The environment and communities lose if Highway 413 is built

The destructive and unnecessary Highway 413 is back. The proposed highway would make its way from Milton to Vaughan through farms, forests and a…Read More


Plastic Pollution / Toxics / Oct 25, 2019

The scariest things this Halloween are plastic and toxic chemicals. Here are some ways to avoid them

Hello, all you ghosts and goblins out there! We have a spooky story to share. Halloween is coming soon and you need to take…Read More


Toxics / Oct 24, 2019

Toxic TV Binge? A new report shines the spotlight on toxic flame retardants in smart TVs sold at Best Buy

A new report published today, titled Toxic TV Binge, revealed that top-of-the-line smart TVs sold by Best Buy contain harmful flame retardants and may…Read More


Livable Communities / Oct 24, 2019

Better access to nature = better mental health

Have you ever experienced a sense of relief and calm while spending time in nature? Whether it’s the comforting shade of a forest trail,…Read More


Climate Change / Oct 23, 2019

Climate Action and the Environment won – that’s the big take away from the 2019 Federal Election

In the 2019 Federal Election, Canadians were divided on which party to vote for, and no party was able to secure a majority. But…Read More


Safeguarding Freshwater / Oct 18, 2019

Victory! Town of South Bruce Peninsula found guilty of destroying endangered piping plover habitat

At Sauble Beach, a popular Ontario beach destination, a critically endangered bird is struggling to survive.  For thirty years, the piping plover had disappeared…Read More


Livable Communities / Oct 18, 2019

Did you know the Greenbelt helps protect us from climate change?

Every year, the Ontario Greenbelt’s watersheds provide more than $1 billion worth of ecological services, by filtering pollution and waste, regulating water flow and…Read More


Climate Change / Oct 17, 2019

This election, people power can drive climate action

I migrated to Canada with my family earlier this year. There were several reasons why I chose to move to this country, including quality…Read More