Mar 03, 2021 / Yours To Protect

The Big Sprawl: Ontario is set to unleash sprawl on huge swathes of countryside unless we fight back

Unless we push back hard and fast, large swathes of Ontario’s best farmland, most vital natural heritage, and most beautiful rural landscapes, will be…Read More


Mar 02, 2021 / Climate Change

As Canada hosts the first global Powering Past Coal Summit, why are we still shipping coal overseas?

Is this another case of hazardous hypocrisy?  A decade ago, Canada was justifiably called out on the world stage for our hypocrisy on asbestos….Read More


Feb 25, 2021 / Climate Change

What was good and what was missing from the first meeting between the President and Prime Minister

President Joe Biden had his first meeting with another head of government yesterday when he met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Climate change was…Read More


Feb 25, 2021 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Protect the plan, protect Lake Simcoe: Why we need to stand up for the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan

This is a guest blog by Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director of the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition.  Ontario’s Lake Simcoe Protection Act and Plan is…Read More


Feb 23, 2021 / Climate Change

Why we're in court this week defending Canada's Impact Assessment Act from an attack from the Government of Alberta

Once again, important environmental safeguards are under attack from the Government of Alberta. Maybe you’ll remember that we also went to court to defend…Read More


Feb 23, 2021 / Yours To Protect

All Ontario Opposition Parties Vow to Repeal New Mechanisms for Sidestepping Conservation Authorities - and Revoke Development Permits Issued Under these New Mechanisms

Ontario landowners and developers who want to build on floodplains, wetlands and other hazardous or environmentally sensitive lands should think twice before using newly-created…Read More


Feb 18, 2021 / Climate Change / Transition

Canada Should “Buy Clean” to Cut Emissions and Boost the Economy

This post is by Jamie Kirkpatrick, Program Manager, Blue Green Canada. Blue Green Canada released its new report– BUY CLEAN: How Public Construction Dollars…Read More


Feb 18, 2021 / Plastic Pollution

Why the federal government needs to stop wasting time and implement its plastics ban now

More than two dozen environmental groups are urging federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson to get moving on implementing the promised ban on single-use plastics….Read More


Feb 16, 2021 / Toxics

These three bills can put Canada on the right track to dismantle environmental racism

Escaping toxic pollution is a privilege inaccessible to many Indigenous, Black and racialized communities in Canada. With the new Biden administration making environmental justice…Read More


Feb 08, 2021 / Yours To Protect

Why we are going to Court to save the Lower Duffins Creek Wetland

Wetlands are key to reducing the impacts of floods and droughts. They also clean our water, offer homes and food for wildlife and provide…Read More