Safeguarding Freshwater / Jun 11, 2014

Erasing microbeads from the 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


Safeguarding Freshwater / Jun 06, 2014

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


Clean Economy / Jun 05, 2014

Adding to the chorus of No.

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


YRE News / Jun 05, 2014

Seven Canadian youth receive international recognition for their Litter Less solutions

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


Livable Communities / Jun 05, 2014

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

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


Clean Economy / Jun 04, 2014

A tale of two countries: climate action vs climate inaction

News announced yesterday highlights how different Canada and the United States have become, when it comes to tackling climate change. Earlier this week, the…Read More


Toxics / Jun 03, 2014

Unnecessary flame retardants in your home may harm developing brains

A new study from researchers at Simon Fraser University (SFU) offers additional evidence that exposure to PBDE flame retardants is associated with lower intelligence…Read More


Climate Change / Mar 26, 2014

Introducing Energy East – an export pipeline, not for domestic gain

Introducing Energy East – an export pipeline, not for domestic gain TransCanada’s controversial Keystone XL pipeline project generates a lot of headlines. But did…Read More


Blue Flag / Jul 05, 2005

Sauble Beach Named Blue Flag Candidate

Sauble Beach on track to fly Blue Flag, an international award for clean beaches South Bruce Peninsula , Ontario – Sauble Beach , one…Read More