Ontario’s priorities: Good news for healthy sustainable communities

Oct 01, 2014 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Senior Manager, Livable Communities)

Categories: Smart Growth

Last week, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne posted mandate letters online for each Ministry. The letters identify the government’s priorities for the next four years….Read More


A Mandate for the Environment

Sep 26, 2014 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

Yesterday, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne released her mandate letters. These set priorities for her ministers and ministries as part of her commitment to open…Read More


Asthma and a Common Household Chemical: New Research on Pre-Natal Exposure

Sep 26, 2014 by Maggie MacDonald ()

Categories: Toxics

Asthma is the most common chronic disease of children in Canada, affecting 12.5 per cent of children. In the past decade, studies have linked…Read More


More proof on the need to extinguish flame retardants

Sep 25, 2014 by Mariah Griffin Angus ()

Categories: Toxics

From melting ice caps to loss of habitat, life isn’t easy in the Arctic. And it’s only getting worse thanks to the widespread presence…Read More


A highway in Ontario’s Greenbelt? A lose-lose proposal

Sep 24, 2014 by Susan Lloyd Swail (Senior Manager, Livable Communities)

Categories: Smart Growth

Ontario’s Greenbelt aims to protect sensitive natural areas and farmland. But Ontario is planning a highway that would cut through the greenbelt and damage…Read More


A Climate of Hope

Sep 23, 2014 by Sabrina Bowman ()

Categories: Clean Economy

Sunday, New York City, 12:58 pm. A hush fell over a crowd of hundreds of thousands. Hands raised in the air for one minute…Read More


Canada is bringing a knife to a gun fight on climate change

Sep 23, 2014 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy

Today world leaders are meeting in New York to discuss the fight against climate change. Over 120 heads of state have accepted U.N. Secretary…Read More


This Sunday: Join the biggest climate march in history

Sep 19, 2014 by Adam Scott ()

Categories: Clean Economy

Over 100,000 people are expected to attend the People’s Climate March in New York City. Thousands more will join community events across North America…Read More


Toilets are not garbage bins!

Sep 19, 2014 by Nancy Goucher ()

Categories: Toxics

Last Friday, a group of septic system workers (MESUG) held an event to draw attention to the impact that so-called “flushable wipes” are having…Read More


Far from harmonized: Canada fails to match U.S. actions on climate change

Sep 18, 2014 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Clean Economy

Less than 24 hours after President Barack Obama won the presidency back in 2008, several of Prime Minister Harper’s ministers stated that Canada would…Read More