Statement on the European Union’s ambitious plans to reduce plastic pollution

Oct 24, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE For immediate release: October 24, 2018 Statement from Environmental Defence’s Program Director Keith Brooks on the European Union’s ambitious plans to reduce…Read More


Media advisory: New sculpture showing shocking scale of Ontario’s plastic bottle problem opens at Ripley’s Aquarium

Oct 24, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE For immediate release: October 24, 2018 Media advisory/ Photo Opportunity: New sculpture showing shocking scale of Ontario’s plastic bottle problem opens at…Read More


Statement on Canada’s plan to ensure that polluters pay for their carbon emissions in every province

Oct 23, 2018

Statement by Environmental Defence’s National Climate Program Manager Dale Marshall on Canada’s plan to ensure that polluters pay for their carbon emissions in every…Read More


Canada must assess toxicity of tailings pond chemicals, enviro groups argue

Oct 18, 2018

ECOJUSTICE, ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, KEEPERS OF THE ATHABASCA For immediate release: October 18, 2018 Canada must assess toxicity of tailings pond chemicals, enviro groups argue…Read More


Statement in response to Ontario’s Financial Accountability Office’s report on the costs of cancelling cap-and-trade

Oct 16, 2018

Statement from Environmental Defence’s Programs Director Keith Brooks in response to Ontario’s Financial Accountability Office’s report on the costs of cancelling cap-and-trade Toronto, Ont….Read More


New report shows Canada’s path to zero plastic waste this Waste Reduction Week

Oct 12, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE For immediate release: October 12, 2018 New report shows Canada’s path to zero plastic waste this Waste Reduction Wee Canada must improve…Read More


Statement on Canada’s failure to prosecute Volkswagen after three years of investigation

Oct 04, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE For immediate release: October 4, 2018 Statement from Environmental Defence’s Toxics Program Manager Muhannad Malas on Canada’s failure to prosecute Volkswagen after…Read More


Statement on the federal Environment Commissioner’s report underscoring significant gaps in protecting Canadians from toxic substances

Oct 02, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE For immediate release: October 2, 2018 Statement from Environmental Defence’s Executive Director Tim Gray on the federal Environment Commissioner’s report underscoring significant…Read More


New research reveals that leading brands of personal care products and perfumes contain many undisclosed hazardous fragrance chemicals

Sep 26, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE AND BREAST CANCER PREVENTION PARTNERS For immediate release: September 26, 2018 New research reveals that leading brands of personal care products and…Read More


Statement on the G7 Energy Ministers' reaffirmed commitment to phase out fossil fuel subsidies

Sep 21, 2018

#StopFundingFossils (ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, CLIMATE ACTION NETWORK, ÉQUITERRE, OIL CHANGE INTERNATIONAL) For Immediate Release: Friday, September 21, 2018 Statement on the G7 Energy Ministers’ reaffirmed…Read More