Clean Economy / Apr 13, 2015

25,000 people and Canada’s premiers: the new leadership on climate

On Saturday, I saw red. Not because I was mad, but because tens of thousands of people were holding up red Bristol boards, and…Read More


Clean Economy / Apr 10, 2015

It’s time to Act on Climate!

Tomorrow, Saturday April 11, at 1 pm in Quebec City, something big will be happening. Thousands of people will march through the city to…Read More


Clean Economy / Apr 09, 2015

Why a Canadian energy strategy must move Canada away from fossil fuels and pipelines

Next week, Canada’s premiers are set to meet in Quebec City to discuss climate change and a Canadian energy strategy. So it’s a good…Read More


Clean Economy / Apr 08, 2015

50 plus organizations unite to support climate action in Ontario

Ontario is already a leader on climate action. Now the province is ready to go further. Some months ago, the province committed to developing…Read More


Toxics / Mar 26, 2015

One step closer to a national ban on microbeads

Cross your fingers. We may be nearing the end of plastic microbeads in Canada. The other week, a private member’s bill was introduced in…Read More


Clean Economy / Safeguarding Freshwater / Mar 20, 2015

Clean Water and a Clean Economy: We need both

For Canada Water Week, March 16-22, Environmental Defence is celebrating water! Each day this week, we’re posting a new blog that will explore how…Read More


Toxics / Mar 20, 2015

Downstreaming your toxic stuff

For Canada Water Week, March 16-22, Environmental Defence is celebrating water! Each day this week we’ll post a new blog which will explore how…Read More


Toxics / Mar 19, 2015

Are Plastics Affecting Prenatal Health?

Is soft plastic more important than healthy lives? Phthalates have a bad rap and deservedly so. These chemicals, commonly used as a plastic softener and…Read More


Blue Flag / Mar 19, 2015

Blue Flag: Celebrating clean water at beaches across Canada

For Canada Water Week, March 16-22, Environmental Defence is celebrating water! Each day this week, we’ll post a new blog that will explore how…Read More


Safeguarding Freshwater / Mar 18, 2015

Reviewing Ontario’s Greenbelt Plan: a chance to improve policies to protect water

For Canada Water Week, March 16-22, Environmental Defence is celebrating water! Each day this week we’ll post a new blog which will explore how…Read More