Energy East mega-pipeline could bring oil spills to a river near you

Nov 06, 2014 by Adam Scott ()

Categories: Clean Economy

TransCanada just filed an application for the largest, longest tar sands pipeline in the world. If built, the project would carry 1.1 million barrels…Read More

Survey Says... wind farms don’t hurt people’s health. But some people find them annoying.

Nov 06, 2014 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

We now have another study that confirms that there are no health impacts associated with living near wind farms. The study, conducted by Health…Read More

Ontario introduces stronger protection against invasive species

Nov 05, 2014 by Nancy Goucher ()

Categories: Great Lakes

Anyone who’s grown up around the Great Lakes knows the impact invasive species like Purple Loosetrife, the Zebra Mussel, and the Sea Lamprey have…Read More

Investing in the dirtiest, most expensive oil carries financial risks

Nov 05, 2014 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy

Lately, we’ve been hearing more and more about the risky nature of investing in the tar sands. That’s not surprising given how expensive it…Read More

New scientific report on climate change: Hard to believe it made me feel hopeful

Nov 03, 2014 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy

The world’s leading authority on climate change just released its scientific assessment of global climate change. The report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate…Read More

Canadian youth on international litter less assignment in Portugal

Oct 30, 2014 by Jen Mayville (Communications Manager)

Categories: YRE News

Greetings from beautiful Cascais, Portugal! I have traveled to the other side of the Atlantic Ocean with 10 Canadian students, who are in Grade…Read More

Why is TransCanada misleading Canadians on Energy East?

Oct 29, 2014 by Adam Scott ()

Categories: Clean Economy

TransCanada has been using inaccurate and outdated information to promote its Energy East pipeline and tanker scheme. As TransCanada prepares to apply to the…Read More

Election snapshot: citizens affecting change

Oct 29, 2014 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Senior Manager, Livable Communities)

Categories: Smart Growth

On Monday night, as election results were tallied across the GTA, there was at least one trend: where citizens were engaged on development issues…Read More

Meeting the Canadians that Energy East puts at risk

Oct 27, 2014 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Clean Economy

This is a guest blog by notable photographer Robert van Waarden. Robert’s work has published in National Geographic Traveler and Canadian Geographic, and been…Read More

Halloween should be scary fun, not scary toxic

Oct 23, 2014 by Mariah Griffin Angus ()

Categories: Toxics

For most parents, the scariest thing on Halloween is the inevitable late evening sugar crash. But forget about the sugar snacks and little monster…Read More