Feds have a long way to go to make progress on plastics pollution

Nov 19, 2018

An editorial by Keith Brooks in the Hill Times on what Canada's upcoming national plastics strategy needs to include. Read more

Hold energy industry responsible for clean-up costs

Nov 06, 2018

It looks like Alberta's on the hook for a staggering amount of oil and gas clean up costs — but Joshua Buck argues in the Edmonton Journal that Albertans can avoid footing the bill by makin Read more

Will the new NAFTA undermine our ability to protect ourselves from toxic chemicals?

Nov 05, 2018

Hill Times editorial on how the new NAFTA misses the mark when it comes to increasing protections from harmful chemicals. This editorial is behind the publication's paywall. Read more

How to end Canada’s cycle of making and breaking global commitments on climate change

Oct 29, 2018

By establishing an independent body of experts with the explicit mandate of measuring progress toward Canada’s climate goals, the federal government can deliver on a once-in-a-generation opportunity Read more

Incinerating plastic waste is not the answer

Oct 29, 2018

An editorial in the Halifax Chronicle Herald from Environmental Defence and the Ecology Action Centre explains why incinerating waste does not solve plastic pollution. Read more

Why the Tories should bring back bottle deposits

Oct 29, 2018

Toronto Sun editorial from Executive Director Tim Gray highlights the market benefits that a deposit/return program for plastic bottles would bring Ontario. Read more

Why do we listen to oil execs when they talk about jobs?

Sep 05, 2018

Canada’s oil and gas industry likes to talk about jobs. And yet, notes Dale Marshall in the National Observer, oil companies are working hard to eliminate work done by actual people. Read more

Feds shouldn’t let Alberta undercut efforts to lower methane emissions

Aug 20, 2018

It's up to the federal government to declare that Alberta's proposed methane emissions rules don't measure up to federal standards, writes Dale Marshall in the Hill Times. Read more

Carbon pricing is working in Ontario, so hands off

Aug 09, 2018

A Toronto Star editorial reaffirms the importance of cap-and-trade in Ontario and why we need it to ensure a low carbon future. Read more

Time to stand up to the oil industry’s “competitiveness” fear-mongering

Aug 07, 2018

A National Observer editorial highlights why Canada's government must stand up to the oil industry and strengthen its climate policies and environmental law reforms. Read more