Environmental groups celebrate protection of Lower Duffins Creek Wetland

Sep 17, 2021

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, ECOJUSTICE, ONTARIO NATURE Developer withdraws permit application for Provincially Significant Wetland  Toronto, ON – In the wake of ongoing opposition including Indigenous…Read More


Statement on Metro’s commitment to phasing out toxic BPA and BPS on receipts to better protect customers and workers

Sep 09, 2021

BREAST CANCER ACTION QUEBEC, ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, MIND THE STORE AND UNITED FOOD AND COMMERCIAL WORKERS CANADA Toronto, Ont. – Our organizations offer our congratulations…Read More


National environmental organizations release federal party positions on 11 key environmental issues

Sep 08, 2021

As Angus Reid poll confirms climate remains a top election issue, survey educates voters on most pressing environmental issues Ottawa | Unceded territory of…Read More


Statement from Aliénor Rougeot on one-year anniversary of release of international Factual Record on leaking toxic tailings ponds

Sep 03, 2021

One year after Canada found in violation of Fisheries Act, still no federal action on leaking tar sands tailings ponds Toronto, Ont. – Tomorrow,…Read More


ADVISORY: Spokespeople are available to comment on climate change, environmental issues during election

Aug 26, 2021

Environmental Defence expert spokespeople are available to comment on climate change and other environmental issues including plastic pollution and toxic chemicals in our air…Read More


Media Advisory/Interview Opportunity: On August 25, Ontario and U.S. residents share why they love Lake Erie

Aug 23, 2021

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, CANADIAN FRESHWATER ALLIANCE, AND FRESHWATER FUTURE CANADA The 5th annual #WeAreLakeErie social media event draws attention to the challenges Lake Erie is…Read More


On September 20, Canada must elect a government committed to a green and just pandemic recovery

Aug 17, 2021

After a summer of devastating extreme weather events and stark IPCC report, 34 of Canada’s leading environmental organizations call on voters to demand transformative…Read More


Statement from Dale Marshall, National Climate Program Manager, on the IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report

Aug 09, 2021

Ottawa, Ont. – This science in the IPCC’s report released today makes it clearer than ever that Canada cannot waste time and money on…Read More


Civil society organizations react to Export Development Canada’s new climate targets

Jul 22, 2021

ABOVE GROUND, ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, OIL CHANGE INTERNATIONAL Ottawa, Ont. – Today, Canada’s export bank, Export Development Canada (EDC), released new climate targets. Their new…Read More


Greenbelt-Region Communities To Rally for “No More Highways” Day of Action This Saturday

Jul 22, 2021

On Saturday, July 24, 2021, residents in communities near the proposed route of two controversial new highways are holding a Day of Action to…Read More