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#WeAreLakeErie: On August 28, we're creating a tidal wave of support for Lake Erie

Aug 22, 2017 by Ashley Wallis (Program Manager, Water)

Categories: Great Lakes

Why is Lake Erie important to you? And why do you think it needs to be protected? We want to hear your thoughts on…Read More


The Most Critical Issue Facing Windsor-Essex Today

Aug 22, 2017 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

This is a guest blog by Philippa von Ziegenweidt, a founding member of Citizens for an Accountable Mega-Hospital Planning Process (CAMPP), a grassroots citizens’…Read More


Our outreach staffer Vicki tells us why she's powered up about owning a Tesla

Aug 17, 2017 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Engagement

Engagement Coordinator Daniella Niddery recently sat down with Vicki Jewt — millennial business woman by day, Environmental Defence outreach staffer by night — to…Read More


B.C. government takes a stand to stop Kinder Morgan and respect Indigenous rights

Aug 15, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change

Last week, the new provincial government in British Columbia (B.C.) put some meat on the bones of its promise to “use every tool in…Read More


Meet the new kids on the beach: the 3 latest Blue Flag beaches and marinas

Aug 10, 2017 by Kelsey Scarfone (Blue Flag Program Coordinator)

Categories: Blue Flag

This year, the Blue Flag program in Canada welcomed two new beaches, and a new marina. Outlet Beach, Moonlight Beach and Colchester Harbour Marina…Read More


We've got the dirt ... on the connection between soil and a healthy Lake Erie

Aug 08, 2017 by Ashley Wallis (Program Manager, Water)

Categories: Great Lakes

Algae blooms happen in the water, but what happens on the land dictates the size, severity and toxicity of a bloom. Here’s the dirt…Read More


This Way to the Beach: 3 Stunning Blue Flag Beach Staycations in Ontario

Aug 08, 2017 by Kelsey Scarfone (Blue Flag Program Coordinator)

Categories: Blue Flag

Summer is in full swing, and there’s no better way to enjoy the hot sunny days than hitting up the beach! Before you start…Read More


Entering the home stretch to fix Canada’s broken pipeline regulator

Aug 04, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change

It’s been over a year since the federal government first launched its process to overhaul Canada’s environmental laws and fix the National Energy Board…Read More


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

Aug 03, 2017 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Toxics

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


Canada’s largest tar sands producer is lobbying the Ontario government on fossil fuel subsidies

Aug 02, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change

Suncor, the largest tar sands producer in the country, is lobbying the Ontario government on fossil fuel subsidies, even as it continues to rake…Read More


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