The Home Depot announces to stop selling carpets treated with toxic stain-resistant PFAS chemicals

Sep 18, 2019

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE AND SAFER CHEMICALS HEALTHY FAMILIES For immediate release: September 18, 2019 The Home Depot announces to stop selling carpets treated with toxic…Read More


Media Advisory/Interview Opportunities: Environmental Defence spokesperson available to comment on upcoming U.N. Climate Summit in New York

Sep 18, 2019

For Immediate Release: September 18, 2018 Ottawa, ON – Next Monday, September 23, Environmental Defence will be in New York City for U.N. Secretary…Read More


Media Advisory: Experts available to comment on climate change and top environmental issues during the 2019 Federal Election

Sep 10, 2019

Toronto, Ont. – With climate change and the environment polling as a top three issue for Canadians, Environmental Defence has experts available to comment…Read More


Statement from Executive Director Tim Gray on the Ontario government moving to allow development in the protected Greenbelt

Sep 09, 2019

Toronto, Ont. – Ontario Premier Doug Ford keeps promising he won’t touch the Greenbelt. Yet his Minister of Municipal Affairs started a process to…Read More


Statement on Costco Canada’s commitment to phase out receipts containing toxic BPA or BPS

Sep 05, 2019

BREAST CANCER ACTION QUEBEC, ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, MIND THE STORE AND UNITED FOOD AND COMMERCIAL WORKERS CANADA For immediate release: September 5, 2019 Statement on…Read More


Statement from Programs Director Keith Brooks on Ontario’s appeal to the Supreme Court on federal carbon pricing

Aug 28, 2019

Toronto, Ont. – It’s extremely dismaying that the Ontario provincial government continues to fight climate solutions instead of fighting climate change. This appeal to…Read More


Media Advisory/Interview Opportunity: Ontario residents asked to show that #WeAreLakeErie on social media on August 28

Aug 26, 2019

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, CANADIAN FRESHWATER ALLIANCE, AND FRESHWATER FUTURE CANADA The 3rd annual social media event is a chance to bring much-needed attention to the…Read More


Government backslides on climate commitments with new regulation

Aug 21, 2019

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE New regulations announced today will exempt high-carbon projects from receiving a federal impact assessment Ottawa, Ont. – Today the government released its…Read More


Health, labour and environmental groups call on Canada’s leading grocery giants to ditch toxic receipts

Aug 20, 2019

BREAST CANCER ACTION QUEBEC, ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, MIND THE STORE AND UNITED FOOD AND COMMERCIAL WORKERS CANADA For immediate release: August 20, 2019 Health, labour…Read More


Statement from Environmental Defence’s Plastics Program Manager Vito Buonsante on Ontario’s commitment to improve recycling and tackle plastic waste

Aug 15, 2019

Toronto, Ont – We applaud the Ontario government for moving forward and committing to improving the province’s stalled recycling rate, and making producers responsible…Read More