Forty beaches and marinas across Canada awarded the Blue Flag in record year

May 15, 2019

This summer, Canadians can visit 28 beaches and 12 marinas which have been certified as clean, safe and sustainably managed Toronto, Ont. — Today,…Read More


New data shows Alberta’s cap on oil sands emissions potentially already exceeded

May 08, 2019

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE and STAND.EARTH New Alberta government should implement the 100 megatonne limit on carbon emissions, say environmental groups Toronto, Ont. –  New data…Read More


14 leading national environmental organizations release platform expectations for the federal election

May 07, 2019

Ottawa, Ont. – Today, Canada’s leading environmental organizations released a set of 20 federal party platform recommendations that address the climate, biodiversity, toxics and…Read More


Media advisory/Interview Opportunities: Industry and advocates lobby on the Hill to ask for stronger toxics and cosmetics laws

May 06, 2019

Media advisory/Interview Opportunities: Industry and advocates lobby on the Hill to ask for stronger toxics and cosmetics laws Ottawa, Ont. – Today, the North…Read More


Statement on the Saskatchewan Court upholding the federal carbon pricing law

May 03, 2019

Statement from Environmental Defence Program Director Keith Brooks on the Saskatchewan Court upholding the federal carbon pricing law Court deems law is constitutional and…Read More


Statement from Programs Director Keith Brooks on Ontario's Housing Supply Action Plan

May 02, 2019

Ontario’s environment up for sale at bargain basement prices Toronto, Ont. – The Housing Supply Action Plan released today makes it clear that this…Read More


Federal impact rules would exempt major oil and gas projects from environmental assessment while discouraging renewables

May 01, 2019

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, NATURE CANADA AND THE QUEBEC CENTRE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL LAW Immediate Release – May 1st, 2019 Environmental groups astonished that government will miss…Read More


Statement on the Ontario government’s proposal to gut the Endangered Species Act

Apr 18, 2019

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, ONTARIO NATURE AND THE DAVID SUZUKI FOUNDATION For immediate release: April 18th, 2019 Toronto, Ont. – The Ontario government’s shocking and irresponsible…Read More


Media Advisory/Interview Opportunties: Today – Rally for Climate Action to Protest Ontario’s Court Challenge of Carbon Pricing

Apr 15, 2019

Toronto, Ont. – Today, Environmental Defence will hold a lunchtime rally to demand the provincial government stop wasting tax dollars in court fighting climate solutions…Read More


April 15 Rally for Climate Action to Protest Ontario’s Court Challenge of Carbon Pricing

Apr 12, 2019

Toronto, Ont. – On Monday April 15, Environmental Defence will hold a lunchtime rally to demand the provincial government stop wasting tax dollars in…Read More