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Energy East: A Bad Deal for Ontario

Dec 19, 2016 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Energy East

What considerations should be taken into account by the Ontario government regarding the proposed Energy East pipeline? The answer to this question is a…Read More


Time to restore legal protection to Canada’s waterways

Dec 14, 2016 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Energy East

Five years ago, virtually every lake, river and waterway in Canada was protected under the Navigable Waters Protection Act (NWPA) (now the Navigation Protection…Read More


Another tar sands pipeline could be approved this week – and it’s not Kinder Morgan

Nov 22, 2016 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Energy East

With all eyes on a looming government decision on Kinder Morgan, another planned massive tar sands export pipeline has largely flown under the radar….Read More


NEB "Modernization" panel is stacked with pipeline industry insiders

Nov 11, 2016 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Energy East

The federal government has repeatedly promised to restore Canadians’ faith in the pipeline review process. To do this, Prime Minister Trudeau pledged to “modernize”…Read More


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

Nov 09, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change, Energy East, Environmental Defence, Great Lakes, Greenbelt, Smart Growth, Toxics

“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


The top 10 reasons the feds should reject Kinder Morgan

Nov 04, 2016 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Energy East

Is this what “social license” looks like? The federal government faces enormous pressure from the oil industry to give the green light to Kinder…Read More


Third time’s a charm? Three recent spills a sad lesson on pipeline and tanker safety

Oct 28, 2016 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Energy East

Three major fuel spills – that’s the alarming record of the last three months. The pipeline spills in Alberta and Saskatchewan and a diesel…Read More


Time to pull the plug on the NEB’s Botched Energy East Review

Aug 31, 2016 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Energy East

That certainly didn’t take long. Just three weeks into the 21-month review of TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline proposal, the National Energy Board (NEB) has…Read More


West Coast Update: B.C. Overwhelmingly Opposes Trans Mountain pipeline

Aug 24, 2016 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Energy East

It’s not just Gord Downie and The Tragically Hip bringing Canadians together from coast to coast this August. Opposition to tar sands pipelines is…Read More


Five Reasons to Vote for us as Toronto's Best Enviro Group

Aug 23, 2016 by Tim Ehlich ()

Categories: Blue Flag, Climate Change, Energy East, Greenbelt, Toxics

Toronto has a lot to offer – amazing food, music, art and some fantastic environmental groups. Toronto-based NOW Magazine is inviting readers to vote…Read More


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