Movement Building / Nov 30, 2017

Listening to concerns about pits and quarries in Ontario

This is a guest blog by Claire Malcolmson, the Responsible Aggregate consultant for Environmental Defence Environmental Defence has fought a lot of bad pits and…Read More

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

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

Blue Flag / Movement Building / Nov 03, 2017

Beach Love is Worldwide: Top 3 Lessons Learned from Blue Flag International

You may know about Blue Flag from your favorite Ontario beach or marina. But, did you know that Blue Flag is an international program?…Read More

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

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

Climate Change / Movement Building / Toxics / Oct 24, 2017

New research finds that methane emissions can be reduced at little to no cost

The world’s leading energy think tank, the International Energy Agency, (IEA) released some startling findings this week showing that the global oil and gas industry…Read More

Climate Change / Movement Building / Toxics / Oct 18, 2017

New scientific research puts urgency to reducing methane leaks from the oil and gas sector

The research published today in a prestigious scientific journal adds to the mounting evidence that methane emissions from Canada’s oil and gas companies are…Read More

Movement Building / Dec 16, 2016

Year in review: 2016 was a great year thanks to you!

As 2016 draws to a close, I am awed by how much we’ve accomplished together this past year. When we started the year, we…Read More

Movement Building / Dec 08, 2016

Protecting free speech by modernizing charity laws

It’s not every day that the editorial boards of the Toronto Star and the Globe and Mail agree. But that’s exactly what happened this…Read More

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

Movement Building / Oct 26, 2016

Students’ creative fundraising project reduces plastic pollution

Who doesn’t love an opportunity to help the environment while drinking a delicious chilled beverage at the same time? A group of students in…Read More