When First Nations come First

Jun 21, 2014 by Sabrina Bowman ()

Categories: Clean Economy

Today (June 21) is National Aboriginal Day, coming just four days after the federal government’s endorsement of the Northern Gateway pipeline project. Besides being…Read More

Major new study reveals maternal exposure to toxic chemicals

Jun 20, 2014 by Maggie MacDonald ()

Categories: Toxics

MIREC is a major Canadian study of maternal exposure to environmental contaminants. Yesterday, new results from the study were released, detailing findings on pregnant…Read More

A look back – raising the Blue Flag in Toronto for the first time

Jun 19, 2014 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Blue Flag

More than a decade ago, while on vacation with his family in Ireland, the General Manager of Toronto Water spotted Blue Flags flying at beaches…Read More

Photographing the places at risk from Energy East

Jun 19, 2014 by Adam Scott ()

Categories: Clean Economy

A picture is worth a thousand words. That’s why I’m in beautiful St. Andrews, New Brunswick today. It’s the start of our project to…Read More

Northern Gateway will not be built. Not now. Not ever.

Jun 18, 2014 by Hannah McKinnon ()

Categories: Clean Economy

Yesterday, the federal government announced its approval of  Enbridge’s Northern Gateway tar sands pipeline (with 209 conditions suggested by the Joint Review Panel). The…Read More

Let’s toast Ontario Craft Beer Week!

Jun 18, 2014 by Tess Finlay ()

Categories: Smart Growth

When people think of going local, often we think of buying local fruits and veggies. But don’t forget about going local when picking that…Read More

Happy Global Wind Day!

Jun 13, 2014 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

The energy, my friend, is blowing in the wind. This Sunday June 15th is Global Wind Day, a worldwide event to celebrate wind power’s…Read More

Left behind: U.S. coal regulations widen the gap between Canadian and U.S. climate action

Jun 12, 2014 by Hannah McKinnon ()

Categories: Clean Economy

With last week’s game-changing coal regulations from President Obama, Canada fell even further behind when it comes to keeping up with our southern neighbours…Read More

30 Years of Inspiring Change

Jun 12, 2014 by Guest Blog ()

Robert Davies is the President and Chair of the Board of Directors for Environmental Defence. In addition to the many years of commitment and…Read More

Erasing microbeads from the Great Lakes

Jun 11, 2014 by Nancy Goucher ()

Categories: Great Lakes

With the recent announcement that Illinois is banning microbeads from personal care products and a call for the International Joint Commission to further study…Read More