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Media Advisory: Environmental Defence expert available for interviews following MPP Jessica Bell’s press conference on banning unnecessary sprawl

Feb 03, 2023

For immediate release: February 3, 2023 ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE Media Advisory: Environmental Defence expert available for interviews following MPP Jessica Bell’s press conference on banning…Read More


Environmental Defence lawyer and Executive Director both available for comment on federal jurisdiction and obligation to prevent destruction of Duffins Rouge Agricultural Preserve lands

Jan 27, 2023

For immediate release: January 27, 2023 ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE Phil Pothen, Counsel & Ontario Environment Program Manager, and Tim Gray, Executive Director, available for comment…Read More


Environmental, health orgs and businesses call on Canada to Expand the Single-Use Plastics Ban

Jan 26, 2023

Toronto | Traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishinaabeg, the Haudenosaunee, and the Huron-Wendat – More than 60 environmental and health…Read More


Environmental and food groups take Health Canada to court over glyphosate product renewal

Jan 24, 2023

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, ECOJUSTICE, DAVID SUZUKI FOUNDATION, FRIENDS OF THE EARTH CANADA, SAFE FOOD MATTERS Toronto | Traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the Credit,…Read More


Environmental groups taking provincial government to court over attack on Hamilton’s official plan

Jan 09, 2023

Ontario government served with legal notice over carving up greenbelt lands Toronto | Traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishinaabeg, the…Read More


Statement in Response to Federal Government Announcement on the Regulated Zero-Emission Vehicle Sales Target

Dec 21, 2022

Ottawa | Traditional, unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabeg People – Today, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources and to the Minister…Read More


Statement on the Final Outcome of COP15

Dec 20, 2022

Canada demonstrates leadership in landing a global deal but must take commitment further by tackling crises at home Montréal/Tiohtià:ke | Traditional, unceded lands of…Read More


Canadian Nature Groups Welcome Global Deal to Reverse Nature Loss by 2030 at COP15

Dec 19, 2022

Montréal/Tiohtià:ke | Traditional, unceded lands of the Kanien’kehá:ka/Mohawk Nation, a gathering place for many First Nations, including the Anishinaabeg – Canadian environmental groups welcome…Read More


Statement from Karen Wirsig, Plastics Program Manager, on the first phase of Canada’s single-use plastic bans coming into effect

Dec 19, 2022

A necessary step towards reducing the 4.4 million tonnes of plastic Canadians discard every year Toronto | Traditional territories of the Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg,…Read More


Media Advisory: Greenbelt Singalong at Old City Hall steps on Wednesday at 5pm

Dec 19, 2022

Ontarians join the rising chorus of support for the Greenbelt with new holiday song “12 Acts of Destruction” Toronto | Traditional territories of the…Read More