Jun 14, 2021 / Climate Change

Scotiabank Doesn’t Just Fund Billions In Fossil Fuels – It Funds Anti-Climate Lobbying

Canada’s big five banks are deservedly feeling more heat lately about their funding of fossil fuels. They are among the worst in the world,…Read More


Jun 11, 2021 / Toxics

Toxic chemicals including PFAS and BPA found in a variety of Dollar Tree’s products

A new report showed that 60 per cent of products tested from Dollar Tree stores in the U.S. and Canada contained chemicals of high…Read More


Jun 07, 2021 / Safeguarding Freshwater

2021 Lake Erie algae bloom forecasted to be moderate this summer, but this is still cause for concern

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) has now released its early season algae bloom forecast for Lake Erie and predicts a bloom that…Read More


May 26, 2021 / Plastic Pollution

Big Plastic’s revenge: Dow, Nova and Imperial Oil sue the federal government for protecting the environment

Three companies produce almost all of the plastic that is made in Canada: NOVA Chemicals, Dow and Imperial Oil. Perhaps not surprisingly, these are…Read More


May 19, 2021 / Guest / Yours To Protect

The West Credit River Needs Your Help

This blog was updated on July 5, 2021 The West Credit River is home to a one of the last remaining self-sustaining native Brook…Read More


May 18, 2021 / Climate Change

Shell keeps hiding behind Canada’s Big Oil lobby

Shell Canada says it really cares about climate action. No really. It keeps telling us how much it cares so it really must. And…Read More


May 18, 2021 / Climate Change / Climate Change Ontario

Why Ontario needs to stop burning polluting gas for electricity

You’ve probably heard about Ontario’s clean, low-carbon grid. The decision to ditch coal was the biggest single action of its time to cut carbon…Read More


May 13, 2021 / Climate Change Ontario / Yours To Protect

Is Highway 413 dead, or just on snooze?

Great news: On May 3rd, the federal government announced they were stepping in to perform a thorough environmental assessment of the proposed Highway 413…Read More


May 11, 2021 / Climate Change

Coal shouldn’t be in our neighbourhoods - here’s how one B.C. community fought back

This guest post is by Paula Williams, the co-founder of Communities and Coal. Environmental Defence is currently running a campaign calling for the federal…Read More


May 10, 2021 / Plastic Pollution

Ontario wants YOU to pick up litter while it trashes improvements to the Blue Box

During simpler times, the Ontario government decided to designate the second Tuesday of May as a “Day of Action on Litter.” Corporations — and…Read More