Apr 08, 2021 / Climate Change / Federal Climate

Here's 4 ways Canada can step it up on climate leadership

Over the last five years, the Canadian government has released two climate change plans and made important climate commitments. And yet action has repeatedly…Read More

Mar 30, 2021 / Toxics

Canadian companies failing in the race to eliminate toxic chemicals from their products

Key findings from the fifth annual Who’s Minding the Store? retailer report card With governments moving too slowly to ban toxic chemicals from consumer…Read More

Mar 26, 2021 / Climate Change

A big victory on climate – but we’re far from done

This week, Canadians won an important victory on the climate front when the Supreme Court ruled in favour of the federal government and affirmed…Read More

Mar 26, 2021 / Yours To Protect

Take the Initiative in the Fight Against Sprawl MZOs with our Template Resolution

From Ramara to Stratford and King Township, ordinary Ontarians and a growing number of municipal leaders are pushing back against the abuse of MZOs….Read More

Mar 17, 2021 / Plastic Pollution

Canada’s plastic pollution crisis: What’s real vs. what Dow Chemical says

The plastics industry is ramping up its public relations efforts to convince Ottawa, and all of us, that the federal plan on managing plastic…Read More

Mar 12, 2021 / Climate Change

Without a climate change test, Canada is heading towards climate failure

We know we need to leave fossil fuels in the ground.  The United Nations Environment Program made it clear in its Production Gap report…Read More

Mar 12, 2021 / Climate Change

FAQ – A Climate Change Test for Canada: Aligning infrastructure reviews with climate commitments

Why do we need a climate change test?  In order for Canada to meet our goals to fight climate change, the government needs to…Read More

Mar 11, 2021 / Plastic Pollution

What are the chances that Dow Chemical lobbied against Canada’s plastic ban? Very high

The petrochemical and plastics industry has been busy on Zoom. Dozens of meetings and phone calls are detailed in the federal lobbyist registry between…Read More

Mar 09, 2021 / Yours To Protect

How to respond to Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy's letter about the Lower Duffins Creek Wetland

The letter below has been received by people writing to Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy with regard to Ontario government’s push to destroy 50 per…Read More

Mar 09, 2021 / Safeguarding Freshwater

The federal and Ontario governments need to stop dragging their heels when it comes to protecting Lake Erie

Lake Erie’s health continues to deteriorate and needs our help. To help revive the lake, the federal and Ontario governments released a joint action…Read More