May 10, 2021 / Climate Change

The numbers are in: Big Oil made out like bandits during the pandemic

While millions of people in Canada have faced painful economic uncertainty, oil and gas companies made $9.1 billion in *excess* profits in 2020. That’s…Read More

May 05, 2021 / Climate Change

Stopping Climate Change for Mental Health

This is a guest blog by Emilia P. Anaya, a mental health and environmental justice advocate, for Mental Health Week. During the pandemic, we…Read More

May 04, 2021 / Toxics

How the lack of industry action on chemicals in Canada is related to Canada’s outdated toxics law

Just last week, Wendy’s became the fifth fast food chain to commit to eliminating toxic PFAS chemicals from its food packaging – shortly after…Read More

May 04, 2021 / Climate Change / Federal Climate

Canada needs to do much more to stop being a climate laggard

We’ve also recorded a video about this. Click here to watch on Instagram, or see below! Last week, at President Biden’s climate summit, Canada…Read More

Apr 28, 2021 / Climate Change / Climate Change Ontario / Yours To Protect

Will Ontario pave paradise for a new multi-billion dollar parking lot?

Ontario’s proposed Highway 413 will increase transportation emissions in the province, increase suburban sprawl alongside the highway, and cause billions of dollars in damages…Read More

Apr 22, 2021 / Plastic Pollution

We can’t rely on industry to protect the environment and human health

The plastics industry is using the Parliamentary standing committee on the environment as a platform to bash the government’s plan to regulate plastics and…Read More

Apr 21, 2021 / Climate Change

Unpacking the federal budget: Hot Takes

On April 19th, the federal government released their much anticipated 2021 federal budget: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience. There’s a lot…Read More

Apr 15, 2021 / Climate Change

Paying Polluters: How much Canada gave in federal financial support for oil and gas in 2020

A new report released today by Environmental Defence – Paying Polluters: Federal Financial Support to Oil and Gas in 2020 – reveals that despite…Read More

Apr 14, 2021 / Toxics

VICTORY: Stronger protections from toxic chemicals are finally coming

After many years of pushing for stronger protections from pollution and toxic chemicals in consumer products, Environmental Defence’s work has paid off and the…Read More

Apr 12, 2021 / Yours To Protect

Say NO to another hole in the Niagara Escarpment!

The Niagara Escarpment, that cliff-like face that runs through Ontario from Niagara Falls up through the Bruce Peninsula and Manitoulin Island, is one of…Read More