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Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: Interactive sculpture made of 12,000 used plastic bottles will give commuters a glimpse at Ontario’s massive plastic pollution problem

Feb 12, 2018

The installation is part of a growing call for government and industry to support an Ontario deposit return program for plastic bottles. Toronto, Ont….Read More


Statement on the cancellation of the GTA West highway

Feb 09, 2018

Statement from Tim Gray, Executive Director of Environmental Defence on the cancellation of the GTA West highway Toronto, Ont. – We applaud the province…Read More


Statement by Environmental Defence’s Patrick DeRochie on Bill C-69, the federal government’s overhaul of environmental laws and energy project reviews

Feb 08, 2018

Toronto, Ont. – Bill C-69 makes progress in restoring public confidence in Canada’s energy and environmental decision-making process, but the legislation does not go…Read More


Statement on Coca-Cola’s disappointing plastic bottle recycled content announcement

Jan 19, 2018

Statement from Environmental Defence’s Ashley Wallis on Coca-Cola’s disappointing plastic bottle recycled content announcement Toronto, Ont. – Today, Coca-Cola Global announced a commitment to…Read More


Statement by Environmental Defence’s Keith Brooks on the Canadian government’s draft carbon pricing legislation

Jan 15, 2018

For Immediate Release: January 15, 2018 Statement by Environmental Defence’s Keith Brooks on the Canadian government’s draft carbon pricing legislation Ottawa, Ont. – The draft…Read More


Statement by Environmental Defence’s Dale Marshall on the Canadian government’s letter to the provinces on carbon pricing

Dec 20, 2017

Ottawa, Ont. – Provinces will not get away with trying to cut corners on carbon pricing. That is the clear message sent today from…Read More


Ottawa must reconsider proposal to continue major uses of bee-killing pesticides and ban all neonics: coalition

Dec 19, 2017

New restrictions announced today fall short of protecting pollinators and ecosystems OTTAWA, ONT. –– Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) announced today a…Read More


CLEAN ECONOMY ALLIANCE: New GreenON incentives help Ontarians shift to energy-efficient homes

Dec 13, 2017

Toronto, Ont. – The Clean Economy Alliance (CEA) welcomes today’s announcement of new incentives to help Ontarians make their homes more energy-efficient, including funding…Read More


Long overdue Ontario Municipal Board overhaul puts municipalities back in charge of planning

Dec 12, 2017

For Immediate Release: December 12, 2017 Long overdue Ontario Municipal Board overhaul puts municipalities back in charge of planning Ontario’s towns and cities Toronto,…Read More


Media Advisory: Spokesperson available for interviews from the One Planet Summit in Paris, France

Dec 11, 2017

Toronto, Ont. – Environmental Defence is attending the One Planet Summit in Paris, France, hosted by President Macron. Over 50 international presidents and prime…Read More


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