Climate Change / Jul 09, 2019

Two top courts say the climate crisis means the federal government has every right to put a price on carbon pollution

Ontario’s and Saskatchewan’s top courts have delivered a strong climate change reality check: a price on carbon pollution is essential, constitutional, and not a…Read More


Toxics / Jul 05, 2019

It’s time for retailers to step up and protect cashiers by ditching hormone disrupting chemicals on receipts

Back in February, we published the results of our experiment on exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) and its controversial replacement, bisphenol S (BPS), on…Read More


Climate Change / Jun 27, 2019

We stopped the oil and gas industry from gutting Canada’s environmental laws!

With the passage of Bill C-69 last week, the federal government has fulfilled its commitment to update the broken environmental assessment regime that has…Read More


Climate Change / Jun 26, 2019

Why is Premier Ford wasting money on stickers?

Premier Ford is forcing gas station owners in Ontario to put up misleading anti-carbon tax stickers by August 30th. These stickers deliberately hide the…Read More


Plastic Pollution / Jun 13, 2019

Great news! The feds have committed to real action on plastics, and it's ticking a lot of boxes

This week, the Canadian government announced that it will take measures to address plastic pollution. During the announcement, a journalist asked the Prime Minister…Read More


Climate Change / Jun 13, 2019

Nine questions you may ask after watching Ontario’s ridiculous carbon tax ads

The government of Ontario’s first anti carbon tax ad depicts panicky Ontarians watching nickels pour out of their vents and gas pumps, while a…Read More


Climate Change / Jun 06, 2019

Cleaner, cheaper and growing: renewables are ready. Canadian policy isn’t.

I have a bad habit, like many climate activists, of talking a lot about the bright future for clean, renewable energy. The energy of…Read More


Safeguarding Freshwater / Jun 05, 2019

Ontario's Endangered Species Act is being dismantled, even if the government would like you to believe otherwise.

These are trying times for our most vulnerable plants and animals in Ontario. New reports show that humans are destroying the planet’s biodiversity so…Read More


Livable Communities / May 31, 2019

Why is the Ontario Municipal Board back? Because developers want it.

Remember the Ontario Municipal Board, known as the OMB, where developers, citizens and municipalities went to resolve disputes about a development? It was expensive,…Read More


Climate Change / May 28, 2019

Here’s why politicians secretly meeting with oil lobbyists should make us worry

Opposition leader Andrew Scheer and his inner circle are having full-day secret meetings with Canada’s main oil and gas lobby group, the Canadian Association…Read More