Closing the gate after the horse left the barn: TransCanada fires Edelman

Nov 27, 2014 by Adam Scott ()

Categories: Clean Economy

Yesterday, TransCanada fired its PR firm – Edelman, two weeks after Edelman’s strategy document for TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline  was leaked to the public. That document…Read More


Environmental and health organizations call for ban on triclosan

Nov 27, 2014 by Maggie MacDonald ()

Categories: Toxics

Evidence is mounting that triclosan has the potential to adversely impact human health, even more than previously thought. That’s why, along with over 50…Read More


Why we want to pop Canada's carbon bubble

Nov 21, 2014 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

On November 27th, 6 pm, Environmental Defence and the Pembina Institute are hosting a free public talk about Canada’s carbon bubble. Come join us. …Read More


Canada feeling the pressure from world leaders on climate change

Nov 20, 2014 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy

Over the past week, two significant international meetings have increased the pressure on Canada to do more on climate change. The diplomatic arm-twisting has…Read More


World Toilet Day: The "Flushable" Wipes Fight

Nov 19, 2014 by Nancy Goucher ()

Categories: Great Lakes

By Frances Anne Côté of Iroquois Falls, Northeastern Ontario Frances Anne emailed Environmental Defence a month or so ago to share her concern about…Read More


Will Ontario miss the boat on energy conservation?

Nov 19, 2014 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

Energy conservation is the cheapest and easiest way to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Research shows that reducing energy use creates jobs, increases our GDP,…Read More


Cows in your Backyard? The challenges and opportunities of near urban agriculture

Nov 18, 2014 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Senior Manager, Livable Communities)

Categories: Smart Growth

  I live in a small Greenbelt community, home to both farming and housing. Being closer to urban markets is good for farmers, and…Read More


Birthday bliss – A tablet for William and funding for Environmental Defence

Nov 17, 2014 by Katie Edmonds (Online Engagement Manager)

William, 7,  recently made a difference and helped Environmental Defence’s work with a donation through EchoAge. EchoAge is a website for US and Canadian residents, which…Read More


My final report from my assignment in Japan

Nov 17, 2014 by Jen Mayville (Communications Manager)

Categories: YRE News

This is a guest blog by Becca Williams, an arts undergraduate student at the University of British Columbia with a passion for storytelling and…Read More


2014 Annual Report: Celebrating 30 Years of Action

Nov 13, 2014 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

This past year was a busy one at Environmental Defence. We hosted a celebration of closing polluting coal plants with Al Gore, hosted a…Read More