Jun 08, 2018 / Plastic Pollution / Toxics

Just like microbeads, Canada needs to regulate single-use plastics: Here’s how

Plastic waste can now be found in the farthest corners and deepest trenches on the planet. Yet, every day millions of disposable plastic containers,…Read More

May 31, 2018 / Climate Change / Movement Building / Toxics

5 Reasons Why Alberta Methane Regulations Don’t Cut It

  New analysis shows that Alberta’s draft methane regulations will achieve less than half of Alberta’s methane reduction goal. In fact, as our joint…Read More

May 17, 2018 / Toxics

Alarming: New study finds that baby bibs contain toxic chemicals and could be polluting our kids

Among the things that every expecting parent need are baby bibs, mats and pads. Parents know that these are essential products that make taking…Read More

May 15, 2018 / Movement Building / Toxics

Our case against toxic tailings ponds is in front of NAFTA’s environmental arm right now

We finally may have forced the Canadian government to take its head out of the sand and deal with hazardous waste from the tar…Read More

Apr 23, 2018 / Toxics

Asthma rates in children are on the rise, and so are toxic chemicals in our everyday products

Updated on June 29, 2018. Nearly 235 million people worldwide are affected by asthma, a disease of the lungs in which the airways become…Read More

Feb 26, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change / Movement Building / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics

We need continued progress on environmental funding in the federal budget

  The upcoming federal budget will be another sign of how seriously the government intends to tackle Canada’s environmental issues – many of which are…Read More

Feb 13, 2018 / Toxics

3 ways to have a toxic-free Valentine’s Day this year

Are you still looking for the perfect gift for your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day? Many popular Valentine’s gifts might not be so good for…Read More

Jan 16, 2018 / Toxics

Canada misses the mark (again) in its decision to not ban harmful phthalates

If you were told that your go-to brand of cheese contained a toxic ingredient, would you continue to eat it? What if it was…Read More

Jan 10, 2018 / Toxics

Asbestos found in Claire’s makeup – another reason why action is needed to protect Canadians from toxics

Last week, Claire’s, an international retailer of teen accessories and cosmetics, recalled nine makeup kits (including eye shadow and blush) after a lab found…Read More

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

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