Statement by Environmental Defence’s Patrick DeRochie on Canada’s launch of a strategic assessment of climate change

Jul 19, 2018

Toronto, Ont. – Environmental Defence applauds the federal government for launching a discussion paper on a strategic assessment of climate change. This is a…Read More


ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE Press Release: Significant algae bloom in Lake Erie should serve as wake-up call for action, warn environmental groups

Jul 12, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, CANADIAN FRESHWATER ALLIANCE, AND FRESHWATER FUTURE CANADA For immediate release: July 12, 2018 Significant algae bloom in Lake Erie should serve as…Read More


Statement from Ashley Wallis on Canada’s ban on the sale of toxic microbeads in toiletries

Jul 03, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE For immediate release: July 3, 2018 Statement from Ashley Wallis on Canada’s ban on the sale of toxic microbeads in toiletries Toronto,…Read More


Statement from environmental and health groups on government's proposed path forward for strengthening Canada’s toxics law

Jun 29, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, DAVID SUZUKI FOUNDATION, ECOJUSTICE, ÉQUITERRE, CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICIANS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, WOMEN’S HEALTHY ENVIRONMENTS NETWORK, BREAST CANCER ACTION QUÉBEC For immediate…Read More


Statement by Tim Gray on the repeal of Obama-era protections for America’s oceans, coasts and Great Lakes

Jun 21, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE For immediate release: June 21st, 2018 Statement by Environmental Defence’s Tim Gray on the repeal of Obama-era protections for America’s oceans, coasts…Read More


Media advisory/ Photo opportunity: Interactive sculpture made of 12000 plastic bottles shows scale of plastic pollution problem to Pride visitors

Jun 20, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE Media advisory/ Photo opportunity: Interactive sculpture made of 12000 plastic bottles shows scale of plastic pollution problem to Pride visitors The installation…Read More


Statement from Patrick DeRochie on the House of Commons passage of Bill C-69, legislation to restore credibility to the energy project review process

Jun 20, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE For Immediate Release: June 20, 2018 Statement from Patrick DeRochie on the House of Commons passage of Bill C-69, legislation to restore…Read More


Statement from Environmental Defence’s Muhannad Malas on Home Depot’s announcement to phase out toxic paint strippers from their stores

Jun 19, 2018

June 19, 2018 ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE Statement from Environmental Defence’s Muhannad Malas on Home Depot’s announcement to phase out toxic paint strippers from their stores…Read More


ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE Statement on Premier Designate Doug Ford’s cancellation of cap-and-trade

Jun 15, 2018

Statement from Environmental Defence’s Keith Brooks on Premier Designate Doug Ford’s cancellation of cap-and-trade Toronto, Ont. – The cancellation of cap-and-trade is a bad…Read More


Statement on Canada’s commitment to enter into a peer review of its fossil fuel subsidies

Jun 14, 2018

#StopFundingFossils COALITION (CLIMATE ACTION NETWORK CANADA, ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, ÉQUITERRE, INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, OIL CHANGE INTERNATIONAL) For Immediate Release: June 14, 2018 Statement…Read More