Livable Communities / Aug 19, 2014

Rouge National Urban Park – a National Park in name only?

There are few natural spaces left in the city. Rouge Park is the largest natural park in Toronto. It’s the perfect place for a…Read More

Safeguarding Freshwater / Aug 13, 2014

What’s green and slimy and has no place in our Great Lakes?

It’s slimy and stinky, and it’s a growing threat to our Great Lakes. It’s algae, and it can devastate ecosystems, and cost us a…Read More

Toxics / Aug 13, 2014

NAFTA takes notice: Canada is ignoring its own environmental laws

How long can an industry and a government completely disregard a nation’s laws that are intended to protect that country’s citizens? That’s the question…Read More

Safeguarding Freshwater / Aug 11, 2014

Time for Ontario to be more ambitious on water

The election of a new majority government in Ontario could mean great things for the province’s lakes and rivers. A relatively stable political climate…Read More

Blue Flag / Aug 06, 2014

Giving Sunnyside Beach some summer love

Summer and the beach go hand-in-hand. Whether building sandcastles, splashing in the water or tossing a Frisbee, beaches are where summer memories are made….Read More

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