Oct 18, 2014 / Clean Economy

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


Oct 17, 2014 / Livable Communities

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


Oct 14, 2014 / Clean Economy

Photos of people & places put at risk by Energy East

It’s one thing to describe the wetlands, rivers, lakes, forests or whales Energy East threatens. It’s quite another altogether to show you a photo…Read More


Oct 12, 2014 / Toxics

Tip of the Month: Face Paint that Won’t Make Your Skin Crawl this Halloween

The scariest thing you will see this Halloween won’t be the little ghosts and goblins knocking at your door. It will most likely be…Read More


Oct 09, 2014 / Livable Communities

2014 Environmental Commissioner Report: Good plans, now let's get moving to protect Ontario's Land and Water

By Susan Swail, Greenbelt Campaigner and Nancy Goucher, Water Campaigner This week’s report from Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner shows that the provincial government is on…Read More


Oct 08, 2014 / Clean Economy

Line 9 reversal halted due to danger to rivers and lakes

The National Energy Board (NEB) just rejected Enbridge’s request for permission to restart its Line 9 pipeline until further notice. It turns out that…Read More


Oct 07, 2014 / Clean Economy

Environment Commissioner’s report: Canada is failing its own objective to undertake responsible energy development

Today, Canada’s Environment Commissioner released a report that shows that the federal government continues to allow risky and irresponsible energy development at the expense…Read More


Oct 07, 2014 / Toxics

Clorox to pull back the curtain on its scents

Have you ever wondered what makes your dish soap smell like lemons or your moisturizer smell like vanilla? It’s often many things but it’s…Read More


Oct 07, 2014 / Toxics

Will new U.S.-Canadian agreement impact Canadian toxics control?

There are a lot of international trade talks happening these days, and different regulations and how they affect business are a big topic of…Read More


Oct 01, 2014 / Livable Communities

Ontario’s priorities: Good news for healthy sustainable communities

Last week, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne posted mandate letters online for each Ministry. The letters identify the government’s priorities for the next four years….Read More