Livable Communities / Feb 27, 2015

Want to improve Ontario’s Greenbelt? Time to make your voice heard!

It’s been a decade since these visionary, award-winning plans were established and every 10 years the government must review them to assess their effectiveness…Read More

Safeguarding Freshwater / Feb 18, 2015

Ontario proposes stronger protection for Great Lakes

Today, Ontario re-introduced the Great Lakes Protection Act, which is good news. The lakes are one of Ontario’s defining features. They are vital to…Read More

Clean Economy / Feb 12, 2015

Ontario faces its climate challenge

Today Ontario released its climate change discussion paper and restarted a critical conversation about our province’s future. It’s clear that climate action is needed…Read More

Livable Communities / Feb 10, 2015

A Toast to Greenbelt Wines!

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, how are you planning to celebrate that someone special in your life? On a cold winter evening, nothing…Read More

Blue Flag / Feb 10, 2015

Planning a tropical beach vacation? Be sure to look for the Blue Flag

With March Break approaching, many Canadians will flock to the sunny south for a dose of sunshine and relaxation. As the winter lingers on,…Read More

Blue Flag / Feb 09, 2015

Behind the scenes at the National Blue Flag Jury Meeting

People around the world recognize the Blue Flag as a symbol of environmental excellence for beaches and marinas. They know that when they see…Read More

Toxics / Feb 05, 2015

Time to ban microbeads in Canada?

Did you know that scientists have found millions—yes, millions—of small plastic beads in just one square kilometre of parts of the Great Lakes? They’re…Read More

Toxics / Feb 05, 2015

Getting down to the facts: what’s really happening with Ontario’s bees?

If you’ve been reading the news lately, you’ve likely heard the buzz about bees being under threat. And given what was printed in the…Read More

Clean Economy / Feb 05, 2015

Public opposition: One more reason why tar sands expansion is far from inevitable

Never underestimate the power of people to make a difference. I recently attended a public consultation meeting in Ottawa on the proposed Energy East…Read More

Clean Economy / Feb 04, 2015

The beginning of the end for Keystone XL

On a sweltering hot day in July of 2013, President Obama made a historic speech on climate change at Georgetown University. Speaking to a…Read More