May 15, 2018 / Movement Building / Toxics

Our case against toxic tailings ponds is in front of NAFTA’s environmental arm right now

We finally may have forced the Canadian government to take its head out of the sand and deal with hazardous waste from the tar…Read More

May 11, 2018 / Climate Change

Now all of Canada’s federal parties say they will reach our international climate targets. The question is how.

In a CTV interview last week, Leader of the Opposition Andrew Scheer promised Canadians that his party will develop a detailed and meaningful climate…Read More

Apr 30, 2018 / Climate Change / Movement Building

Canada passes first-ever emissions regulations for oil and gas companies

  This is a big deal. For the first time in Canadian history, oil and gas companies will be regulated for their carbon emissions….Read More

Apr 17, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

We can have a strong economy and protect the environment...but not the way the Canadian government is doing it

  Last week we published a report laying out important research from two leading economists showing that Canada can meet or exceed our commitments…Read More

Mar 22, 2018 / Climate Change / Movement Building

New study finds methane gas emissions are 15 times higher than reported by industry

  Once again, actual measurements at oil and gas facilities show that methane emissions are being massively underreported New research published today in a…Read More

Feb 26, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change / Movement Building / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics

We need continued progress on environmental funding in the federal budget

  The upcoming federal budget will be another sign of how seriously the government intends to tackle Canada’s environmental issues – many of which are…Read More

Feb 14, 2018 / Climate Change

Did the federal government get its carbon pricing bill right?

Last month the federal government released its draft bill to put a price on carbon across Canada. It’s great that polluters will now have…Read More

Dec 12, 2017 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

Hey Canada! Stop giving public money to oil and gas companies

Taking with one hand and giving back with the other. That is increasingly the situation in Canada, where governments are trying to address carbon…Read More

Nov 14, 2017 / Climate Change / Movement Building / Toxics

Canada favours tar sands companies over human health

The federal government gives polluters a free pass while it ignores the high cancer rates among some Alberta Indigenous communities. That’s how I’d sum…Read More

Nov 02, 2017 / Climate Change / Movement Building / Toxics

Alberta government gives Suncor a free pass on tailings, increases the liability of Albertans

Last week, the Alberta Energy Regular (AER) made a terrible decision that bowed to corporate power rather than protecting the environment and the public…Read More