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

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TransCanada has been using inaccurate and outdated information to promote its Energy East pipeline and tanker scheme.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

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

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