Safeguarding Freshwater / Nov 05, 2014

Ontario introduces stronger protection against invasive species

Anyone who’s grown up around the Great Lakes knows the impact invasive species like Purple Loosetrife, the Zebra Mussel, and the Sea Lamprey have…Read More


Clean Economy / Nov 05, 2014

Investing in the dirtiest, most expensive oil carries financial risks

Lately, we’ve been hearing more and more about the risky nature of investing in the tar sands. That’s not surprising given how expensive it…Read More


Clean Economy / Nov 03, 2014

New scientific report on climate change: Hard to believe it made me feel hopeful

The world’s leading authority on climate change just released its scientific assessment of global climate change. The report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate…Read More


YRE News / Oct 30, 2014

Canadian youth on international litter less assignment in Portugal

Greetings from beautiful Cascais, Portugal! I have traveled to the other side of the Atlantic Ocean with 10 Canadian students, who are in Grade…Read More


Smart Growth / Oct 29, 2014

Election snapshot: citizens affecting change

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


Clean Economy / Oct 29, 2014

Why is TransCanada misleading Canadians on Energy East?

TransCanada has been using inaccurate and outdated information to promote its Energy East pipeline and tanker scheme.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


Clean Economy / Oct 27, 2014

Meeting the Canadians that Energy East puts at risk

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


Toxics / Oct 23, 2014

Halloween should be scary fun, not scary toxic

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


Clean Economy / Oct 18, 2014

Oil prices are down, sounding the wake up call we need

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


Smart Growth / Oct 17, 2014

Greenbelt Forest at Risk

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