Movement Building / Oct 07, 2016

Celebrating environmental victories: our 2016 Annual Report

I love fall. The cooler nights. The vibrant colours of the leaves. It’s a season of change. Change is a funny thing. Sometimes it…Read More


Climate Change / Jul 13, 2016

Addressing climate change in Alberta

Environmentalists and oil sands representatives sitting at the same table? That’s not something you hear about everyday. But sometimes complex problems require problem-solving from…Read More


Clean Economy / Climate Change / Jun 20, 2016

Why a carbon price alone would not make Ontario’s climate plan work

The Globe and Mail’s June 10th editorial argued that Ontario’s climate strategy should be boiled down to one, and only one, measure: putting a…Read More


Livable Communities / May 19, 2016

Livable communities take a step forward as sprawl heads for the penalty box

Last week the Ontario government made a major announcement about what kind of future we will create for ourselves in communities across the Greater…Read More


Clean Economy / Climate Change / Livable Communities / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics / May 03, 2016

A fresh new look to help you spring into action

I love spring. From rushing rivers to the first blooms of cherry blossoms, spring is a time of possibility and excitement. This spring I’m…Read More


Livable Communities / Mar 24, 2016

The Story of Sprawl: Part 1

(This blog is adapted from remarks delivered at the Environmental Defence gala on March 3rd, 2016.) I would like to tell you a story…Read More


Livable Communities / Mar 23, 2016

The Story of Sprawl: Part 2

(This blog is adapted from remarks delivered at at the Environmental Defence gala on March 3rd, 2016) Part 1 of the Story of Sprawl,…Read More


Blue Flag / Clean Economy / Climate Change / Livable Communities / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics / Dec 23, 2015

A great year – thanks to you!

With the holidays approaching quickly, we’re looking back at a turning point year for environmental progress in Canada – made possible by your support…Read More


Clean Economy / Climate Change / Dec 11, 2015

Canada Night at COP21 in Paris celebrated provincial climate action

I’m here in Paris at the U.N. climate conference, with thousands of observers from around the world. It’s been a rollercoaster, watching these negotiations…Read More


Clean Economy / Climate Change / Dec 10, 2015

Why we supported Alberta’s historic climate plan

As the world’s leaders attempt to hammer out a strong climate agreement in Paris, it’s a good time to reflect on recent provincial climate…Read More