Jun 06, 2014 / Safeguarding Freshwater

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


Jun 05, 2014 / Livable Communities

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


Jun 05, 2014 / Clean Economy

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


Jun 04, 2014 / Clean Economy

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


Jun 03, 2014 / Toxics

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


Mar 26, 2014 / Climate Change

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