Clean Economy / Climate Change / Livable Communities / Movement Building / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics / Nov 09, 2016

There is too much momentum behind environmental protection for one man to stop it

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” -Martin Luther King Jr. Canadians may be feeling a bit down…Read More


Livable Communities / Nov 04, 2016

It's time to fix the OMB

The province’s public review of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) is underway. The OMB is a quasi-judicial board appointed by the provincial government that…Read More


Movement Building / Oct 21, 2016

Freeing Charities: legislative reform is the only path forward

Charities in Canada play a critical role. Canadians look to environmental, health, international development and social justice organizations to collectively express their views and…Read More


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