Oil prices are down, sounding the wake up call we need

Oct 18, 2014 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

Oil prices are at a 5-year low, and that’s having some big impacts on the Canadian economy. The Toronto Stock Exchange is plummeting in…Read More


Greenbelt Forest at Risk

Oct 17, 2014 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Senior Manager, Livable Communities)

Categories: Smart Growth

It’s fall. And, Ontario’s forests are their most beautiful right now. So it’s especially poignant that an Ontario woodland is at risk. Ontario’s progressive…Read More


Photos of people & places put at risk by Energy East

Oct 14, 2014 by Naomi Carniol (Sr. Communications Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy

It’s one thing to describe the wetlands, rivers, lakes, forests or whales Energy East threatens. It’s quite another altogether to show you a photo…Read More


Tip of the Month: Face Paint that Won’t Make Your Skin Crawl this Halloween

Oct 12, 2014 by Jen Mayville (Communications Manager)

Categories: Toxics

The scariest thing you will see this Halloween won’t be the little ghosts and goblins knocking at your door. It will most likely be…Read More


2014 Environmental Commissioner Report: Good plans, now let's get moving to protect Ontario's Land and Water

Oct 09, 2014 by Nancy Goucher ()

Categories: Smart Growth

By Susan Swail, Greenbelt Campaigner and Nancy Goucher, Water Campaigner This week’s report from Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner shows that the provincial government is on…Read More


Line 9 reversal halted due to danger to rivers and lakes

Oct 08, 2014 by Adam Scott ()

Categories: Clean Economy

The National Energy Board (NEB) just rejected Enbridge’s request for permission to restart its Line 9 pipeline until further notice. It turns out that…Read More


Will new U.S.-Canadian agreement impact Canadian toxics control?

Oct 07, 2014 by Maggie MacDonald ()

Categories: Toxics

There are a lot of international trade talks happening these days, and different regulations and how they affect business are a big topic of…Read More


Clorox to pull back the curtain on its scents

Oct 07, 2014 by Mariah Griffin Angus ()

Categories: Toxics

Have you ever wondered what makes your dish soap smell like lemons or your moisturizer smell like vanilla? It’s often many things but it’s…Read More


Environment Commissioner’s report: Canada is failing its own objective to undertake responsible energy development

Oct 07, 2014 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy

Today, Canada’s Environment Commissioner released a report that shows that the federal government continues to allow risky and irresponsible energy development at the expense…Read More


Ontario’s priorities: Good news for healthy sustainable communities

Oct 01, 2014 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Senior Manager, Livable Communities)

Categories: Smart Growth

Last week, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne posted mandate letters online for each Ministry. The letters identify the government’s priorities for the next four years….Read More