30 Years of Inspiring Change

Robert Davies is the President and Chair of the Board of Directors for Environmental Defence. In addition to the many years of commitment and…Read More

Clean Economy / Jun 12, 2014

Left behind: U.S. coal regulations widen the gap between Canadian and U.S. climate action

With last week’s game-changing coal regulations from President Obama, Canada fell even further behind when it comes to keeping up with our southern neighbours…Read More

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

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 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

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