Clean Economy / Sep 23, 2014

Canada is bringing a knife to a gun fight on climate change

Today world leaders are meeting in New York to discuss the fight against climate change. Over 120 heads of state have accepted U.N. Secretary…Read More

Clean Economy / Sep 23, 2014

A Climate of Hope

Sunday, New York City, 12:58 pm. A hush fell over a crowd of hundreds of thousands. Hands raised in the air for one minute…Read More

Clean Economy / Sep 19, 2014

This Sunday: Join the biggest climate march in history

Over 100,000 people are expected to attend the People’s Climate March in New York City. Thousands more will join community events across North America…Read More

Toxics / Sep 19, 2014

Toilets are not garbage bins!

Last Friday, a group of septic system workers (MESUG) held an event to draw attention to the impact that so-called “flushable wipes” are having…Read More

Clean Economy / Sep 18, 2014

Far from harmonized: Canada fails to match U.S. actions on climate change

Less than 24 hours after President Barack Obama won the presidency back in 2008, several of Prime Minister Harper’s ministers stated that Canada would…Read More

Toxics / Sep 12, 2014

Blowout toxics from your salon!

Blowout toxics from your salon! While focusing on shellac manicures and the blow-out, most people don’t think of the potential health impacts of beauty…Read More

Toxics / Sep 09, 2014

Tackling toxic pollution: Will Ontario outpace Canada?

Toxic chemicals aren’t just a concern for the environment, they also pose a threat to human health.  In recent years, there has been a…Read More

Protect our Advocacy Rights from SLAPP Suits

What if our community and environmental groups and organizations, and citizens were silenced? What if citizens and NGO’s in Ontario could not fully participate…Read More

This month’s blog profile: Nicole & Vanessa – Outreach All Stars

As we continue to celebrate our 30th anniversary at Environmental Defence, we wanted to recognize a few faces who help to get the word…Read More

Livable Communities / Aug 27, 2014

Visiting farms in Ontario’s Greenbelt

This summer, I joined Environmental Defence as a visual communications intern. As part of my internship, I was lucky to visit farms in Ontario’s…Read More