Statement from Julia Levin on Alberta's announced $7.6 billion subsidy for the Keystone XL pipeline

Mar 31, 2020

In the midst of a global health crisis, Premier Kenney has announced that the government of Alberta will subsidize construction of the Keystone XL…Read More

Statement from Julia Levin on the changes to Export Development Canada in the COVID-19 Emergency Response Act

Mar 25, 2020

Workers, families, communities and small businesses across the country urgently need financial support during this incredibly challenging time. We applaud all of the federal…Read More

No New Money For Oil and Gas Companies—Give It To Workers—Say Large Collection of Groups Representing More Than One Million Canadians

Mar 24, 2020

Ottawa—A large collection of health, faith, environmental, labour and social justice groups, representing one million three hundred thousand Canadians, have sent a letter to…Read More

New report provides the first comprehensive roadmap to solving the problem of plastic pollution in Canada

Mar 11, 2020

The report outlines six tactics for tackling plastic waste, including bans, fees, and deposit return programs Toronto, Ont. — A new report provides the…Read More

Environmental Defence 2020 Gala looks at whether capitalism can solve the climate crisis

Feb 25, 2020

Toronto, Ont. – On Thursday February 27, Environmental Defence will host its 2020 Gala. The Gala will feature a conversation about the best path forward…Read More

Statement from Environmental Defence's Programs Director Keith Brooks on the Alberta Court of Appeal ruling that Canada’s carbon pricing law is unconstitutional

Feb 24, 2020

Toronto, Ont. – We are dismayed by today’s decision from the Court of Appeal of Alberta. But the ruling should not be interpreted as…Read More

Statement from Julia Levin on Teck Resources' Decision to Withdraw its Application for the Frontier Oilsands Mine

Feb 24, 2020

By withdrawing its application for the massive Frontier Mine, Teck Resources is acknowledging the market realities facing the fossil fuel sector: high-cost, high-carbon projects…Read More

Statement of Support for the Wet’suwet’en Nation

Feb 14, 2020

Environmental Defence extends our full support and solidarity to the people and the Hereditary Chiefs of the Wet’suwet’en Nation. Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs have been…Read More

Environmental Groups Reject Teck Frontier— With or Without Conditions

Feb 06, 2020

Approving the world’s largest oil sands mine with conditions would be a betrayal to the millions who voted from climate action, say environmental groups…Read More

Environmental groups urge the federal government to turn down Ontario’s weak plan to price industrial emissions

Feb 06, 2020

Ontario’s industrial carbon pricing plan is weaker than the federal system, and was tabled after the deadline set by Ottawa. Ottawa needs to stand…Read More