Toxics / Jul 30, 2014

Tip of the Month: How to keep your next camping trip au natural

Summer is the perfect time to explore the great outdoors, and there’s no better way to do that than a camping trip! If you’re…Read More


Blue Flag / Jul 29, 2014

Growing Ontario’s Blue Flag program with the help of the Ontario Trillium Foundation

Blue Flags are popping up all over Ontario! What does a Blue Flag mean? It means that the beach or marina proudly flying the…Read More


Clean Economy / Jul 23, 2014

Portland Maine has the last word on pipelines

The lovely seaside town of South Portland, Maine would seem far away from the growing movement opposing tar sands and related pipelines taking root…Read More


Clean Economy / Jul 16, 2014

A(nother) tough week for pipelines

It is not an easy time to be a pipeline proponent. Just a few short years ago most pipeline proposals were considered by some…Read More


Safeguarding Freshwater / Jul 15, 2014

Is a crisis needed to do better for the Great Lakes?

Sometimes it takes a crisis, like the 2001 Walkerton tragedy that killed seven people, to wake people up to the need for change. But…Read More


Toxics / Jul 14, 2014

New assessment of triclosan supports call for ban

When will Canada finally wash its hands of the nasty antibacterial chemical triclosan?   The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) and Clean Production Action…Read More


Clean Economy / Jul 11, 2014

(Still) Fuelling the Problem

Ending fossil fuel subsidies was one of the first climate campaigns I worked on. In 2009, it was one of the few places within…Read More


Blue Flag / Jul 10, 2014

Life's a Beach Photo Contest

There is no better place to be on a hot, sunny summer day than at the beach. The beach is not only a great…Read More


Toxics / Jul 10, 2014

Ontario moves to protect the pollinators, generating buzz

More and more articles are making it clear that bees around the world are in trouble. Luckily people are starting to take action to…Read More


Clean Economy / Jul 08, 2014

Ontario is ready to get serious about climate change

Last Thursday, with the speech from the throne, the 41st Parliament of Ontario officially opened. The speech from throne is typically wide ranging, and…Read More