Come on Alberta, we can do better!

Dec 14, 2018 by Joshua Buck (Alberta Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Alberta, we need to talk. We have an invisible, odorless, and valuable gas that we are just allowing to escape into the atmosphere, where…Read More

Alberta’s carbon levy is working

Dec 13, 2018 by Joshua Buck (Alberta Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Since Alberta’s economy-wide carbon levy was introduced in 2017, a lot of claims have been made about the levy, both positive and negative. So,…Read More

As the climate crisis looms, why does Canadian oil and gas think it can keep expanding?

Dec 11, 2018 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change, Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Expanding oil and gas production is undermining Canada’s ability to be a climate leader. And oil executives are successfully weakening and delaying Canadian climate…Read More

Why you should care about the vindication of Victor Doyle, Greenbelt architect and urban planner

Dec 05, 2018 by David Donnelly ()

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

  Guest Blog by David Donnelly, Donnelly Law and counsel to Victor Doyle Everyday our communities are influenced by professional urban planners. Yet planners…Read More

Canada recently released its new National Zero Plastics Strategy. The gist? It's all talk and no action.

Dec 05, 2018 by Vito Buonsante (Plastics Program Manager)

Categories: Plastic Pollution

On November 23rd, federal, provincial and territorial environment ministers held their annual meeting to discuss their environmental priorities. This year one of their main priorities…Read More

Ontario's new climate change plan gets a failing grade

Dec 03, 2018 by Sarah Buchanan (Program Manager, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

After axing most of the province’s programs that reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution, the Ontario government’s promised plan to address climate change has finally…Read More

Four new handouts for oil and gas companies in one week

Nov 29, 2018 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Over the last week, Canadian governments offered four new public subsidies to oil and gas companies, an alarming step backward from the longstanding promise…Read More

Plastic-Free Guide: 10 ways to go plastic-free this holiday season!

Nov 28, 2018 by Rachel Kitchin (Communications Manager)

Categories: Plastic Pollution

Did you know the average waste per person in Canada doubles over the holiday period? Canadians already produce among the most plastic waste in…Read More

Silencing a critic: Ontario Government makes cuts to environmental watchdog in the wake of a damning new report

Nov 23, 2018 by Kelsey Scarfone (Program Manager, Water)

Categories: Blue Flag, Climate Change, Great Lakes

  Another week, another blow to Ontario’s environmental protections.  Last week, during the fall economic statement, finance minister Vic Fedeli announced a new “cost-saving”…Read More

The crown corporation that’s financing climate failure

Nov 22, 2018 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Every year, a crown corporation most Canadians have never heard of—Export Development Canada (EDC)—provides billions of dollars in support to oil and gas companies…Read More