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


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


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


World Oceans Day: Five things you can do for oceans (and lakes!)

Jun 06, 2014 by Nancy Goucher ()

Categories: Great Lakes

In celebration of World Oceans Day on June 8th, Environmental Defence and Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean WiseTM program, which has a satellite office in Toronto,…Read More


Seven Canadian youth receive international recognition for their Litter Less solutions

Jun 05, 2014 by Jen Mayville (Communications Manager)

Categories: YRE News

Today (June 5th) is World Environment Day, a perfect opportunity to recognize members of the next generation who are doing their part to help…Read More


Buy Fresh, Buy Local: Support local farms in the Greenbelt this summer

Jun 05, 2014 by Erin Shapero ()

Categories: Smart Growth

In the GTA, we’re lucky to be surrounded by farms with rich soil and a booming agricultural industry which provides us with a variety…Read More


Adding to the chorus of No.

Jun 05, 2014 by Hannah McKinnon ()

Categories: Clean Economy

A decision from federal cabinet on Enbridge’s Northern Gateway tar sands pipeline is just around the corner. Today, organizations representing millions of North Americans…Read More