Statement from Environmental Defence’s Ashley Wallis on Canada’s actions to address plastic pollution

Sep 20, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE For immediate release: September 20, 2018 ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE: Statement from Environmental Defence’s Ashley Wallis on Canada’s actions to address plastic pollution Halifax,…Read More


Canadian Tire to remove harmful paint strippers from its stores by the end of the year

Sep 18, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, SAFER CHEMICALS HEALTHY FAMILIES AND NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL For immediate release: September 18, 2018 Canadian Tire to remove harmful paint strippers…Read More


Controversial pesticide found in food products Canadians eat regularly like Cheerios, Timbits and hummus

Sep 09, 2018

For immediate release: September 9, 2018 Controversial pesticide found in food products Canadians eat regularly like Cheerios, Timbits and hummus A coalition demands stronger…Read More


New report: Alberta may miss out on billions in regulatory benefits from methane reduction

Sep 06, 2018

Alberta’s draft methane regulations for the oil and gas sector are indisputably weaker than federal ones in several ways FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6,…Read More


Statement on the Federal Court of Appeal quashing the Trans Mountain expansion

Aug 30, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE For Immediate Release: August 30, 2018 Statement by Environmental Defence’s Tim Gray on the Federal Court of Appeal quashing the Trans Mountain…Read More


Statement on NAFTA decision to undertake a limited investigation of leaking tailings ponds contaminating Alberta’s rivers

Aug 27, 2018

For Immediate Release: August 27, 2018 Statement by Environmental Defence’s Dale Marshall on the decision to allow the environmental arm of NAFTA to undertake…Read More


Event listing/ Media advisory: BLUE FLAG BEACH BASH - Free summer beach party celebrates Port Stanley's Blue Flag

Aug 21, 2018

Get ready for the BLUE FLAG BEACH BASH! Free summer beach party in celebration of Port Stanley’s ninth year flying the Blue Flag Event…Read More


Statement on Walmart’s commitment to end the sale of harmful paint stripping products

Aug 20, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE Statement from Environmental Defence’s Muhannad Malas on Walmart’s commitment to end the sale of harmful paint stripping products Toronto, Ont. – We applaud…Read More


Statement on federal government's commitment to update Canada’s charity law

Aug 15, 2018

Statement by Environmental Defence’s Tim Gray on the federal government’s commitment to update Canada’s charity law and lift restrictions on public policy participation Toronto,…Read More


Canada proposes ban on bee-killing neonic pesticides

Aug 15, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, ÉQUITERRE and DAVID SUZUKI FOUNDATION For immediate release: August 15, 2018 Canada proposes ban on bee-killing neonic pesticides Environmental groups say immediate…Read More