Jul 02, 2015 / Clean Economy

TransCanada’s weak attempt to spin Canada’s inaction on climate isn’t fooling anyone

On the world stage, Canada is known as a climate laggard, not a climate leader. And oily spin from pipeline companies doesn’t change this….Read More

Jun 17, 2015 / Toxics

Uncovering the Dirty Truth on cleaning products

It’s great when your home smells fresh, but what’s lurking in the scents that linger after you clean? The secret to that smell might…Read More

Jun 15, 2015 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Ontario signs landmark agreement to cut phosphorus runoff

Did you hear about the big news that came out of the Great Lakes governors and premiers’ summit in Quebec City this weekend? On…Read More

Jun 13, 2015 / Clean Economy

The beginning of the end for the fossil fuel era

Monday’s G7 meeting in Germany signalled the beginning of the end for the fossil fuel era, as G7 leaders committed their countries to the…Read More

Jun 09, 2015 / Toxics

Thank you Ontario for saving the bees!

The bees are rejoicing! The flowers are breathing a sigh of relief. And the butterflies are feeling a little more carefree. That’s because today,…Read More

Jun 05, 2015 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Guess what Ontario MPPs did because of you

When hundreds of Ontarians unite to protect the environment, great things can happen. We saw an excellent example of this just this week. We…Read More

Jun 05, 2015 / Toxics

Stay sun safe without aerosols

Did you know it’s Sun Awareness Week in Canada? With summer around the corner, it’s the right time to talk about which sunscreens are…Read More

May 29, 2015 / Livable Communities

Dispatch from the Greenbelt review town halls

Over 3,000 people participated in the recent town halls about the Greenbelt and Growth Plan review. From Niagara to Owen Sound, Peterborough to Toronto,…Read More

May 26, 2015 / Clean Economy

Time for the NEB to scrap the Energy East project application

Anyone who has ever filed their taxes knows that you have to have your paperwork finished before the deadline. But such rules don’t seem…Read More

May 25, 2015 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

De-carbonising Ontario’s electricity sector

We’ve written a lot lately about actions that would help Ontario meet its 2020 carbon reduction targets, from following a sector-by-sector roadmap to reducing…Read More