Ontario proposes stronger protection for Great Lakes

Feb 18, 2015 by Nancy Goucher ()

Categories: Great Lakes

Today, Ontario re-introduced the Great Lakes Protection Act, which is good news. The lakes are one of Ontario’s defining features. They are vital to…Read More


Ontario faces its climate challenge

Feb 12, 2015 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

Today Ontario released its climate change discussion paper and restarted a critical conversation about our province’s future. It’s clear that climate action is needed…Read More


A Toast to Greenbelt Wines!

Feb 10, 2015 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Senior Manager, Livable Communities)

Categories: Smart Growth

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, how are you planning to celebrate that someone special in your life? On a cold winter evening, nothing…Read More


Planning a tropical beach vacation? Be sure to look for the Blue Flag

Feb 10, 2015 by Brett Tryon (Program Manager, Blue Flag)

Categories: Blue Flag

With March Break approaching, many Canadians will flock to the sunny south for a dose of sunshine and relaxation. As the winter lingers on,…Read More


Behind the scenes at the National Blue Flag Jury Meeting

Feb 09, 2015 by Brett Tryon (Program Manager, Blue Flag)

Categories: Blue Flag

People around the world recognize the Blue Flag as a symbol of environmental excellence for beaches and marinas. They know that when they see…Read More


Public opposition: One more reason why tar sands expansion is far from inevitable

Feb 05, 2015 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy

Never underestimate the power of people to make a difference. I recently attended a public consultation meeting in Ottawa on the proposed Energy East…Read More


Getting down to the facts: what’s really happening with Ontario’s bees?

Feb 05, 2015 by Mariah Griffin Angus ()

Categories: Toxics

If you’ve been reading the news lately, you’ve likely heard the buzz about bees being under threat. And given what was printed in the…Read More


Time to ban microbeads in Canada?

Feb 05, 2015 by Nancy Goucher ()

Categories: Toxics

Did you know that scientists have found millions—yes, millions—of small plastic beads in just one square kilometre of parts of the Great Lakes? They’re…Read More


The beginning of the end for Keystone XL

Feb 04, 2015 by Adam Scott ()

Categories: Clean Economy

On a sweltering hot day in July of 2013, President Obama made a historic speech on climate change at Georgetown University. Speaking to a…Read More


A resounding “No” heard across Ontario

Jan 30, 2015 by Sabrina Bowman ()

Categories: Clean Economy

From Kenora to Cornwall, North Bay to Timmins, Ontario residents are saying No to TransCanada’s risky Energy East pipeline plan. The Ontario Energy Board…Read More