Statement from Executive Director Tim Gray on the Removal of Schedule 10 from Ontario Bill 66 and lack of action on Schedule 5 re: Toxic Reductions Act

Mar 20, 2019

Toronto, Ont. – Environmental Defence commends the Ontario government on voting in Committee to remove Schedule 10 from Bill 66. This move was in response…Read More


Statement on Budget 2019 Funding for Climate, Plastics, & Water

Mar 19, 2019

On Climate Change: “Leading scientists have said we have 11 years to fully address climate change to avoid disastrous impacts, and yet funding for…Read More


MEDIA ADVISORY: Spokespeople available to comment on Tuesday’s federal budget

Mar 18, 2019

Media Advisory/Interview Opportunities: Environmental Defence spokespeople available to comment tomorrow on the 2019 federal budget  Ottawa, Ont. – The federal budget to be tabled Tuesday,…Read More


Statement in response to Ontario’s carbon pricing announcement

Mar 13, 2019

For Immediate Release: March 13, 2019 Statement from Clean Economy Program Manager Sarah Buchanan in response to Ontario’s carbon pricing announcement Toronto, Ont. –…Read More


Statement on the National Energy Board Recommendation to Approve the TransMountain Expansion

Feb 22, 2019

Statement from Program Director Keith Brooks on the National Energy Board Recommendation to Approve the TransMountain Expansion For Immediate Release: February 22, 2019 Toronto,…Read More


New Report shows Alberta’s subsidies to the fossil fuel industry are rapidly increasing

Feb 21, 2019

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE and INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE for SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Edmonton, Alta. – Subsidies to Alberta’s oil and gas industry are rapidly rising, despite Canada’s commitment…Read More


Media Advisory: Environmental Advocates to make their arguments in Saskatchewan’s challenge of the federal carbon pricing backstop

Feb 14, 2019

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE and CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL LAW ASSOCIATION For immediate Release, February 14, 2019 Regina, Sask. and Toronto, Ont. WHAT: Representatives from the Canadian Environmental…Read More


First-of-its-kind Canadian experiment finds body levels of hormone disrupting BPA and BPS spike after handling receipts

Feb 07, 2019

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE For immediate release: February 7, 2019 First-of-its-kind Canadian experiment finds body levels of hormone disrupting BPA and BPS spike after handling receipts…Read More


Statement on the Supreme Court of Canada ruling on the Alberta Orphan Well Association appeal

Jan 31, 2019

Edmonton, Alta. – With its ruling today, the Supreme Court of Canada has rightfully put the health of our environment ahead of banks. Companies…Read More


Statement on Minister Clark's twitter announcement about removing Section 10 from Bill 66

Jan 23, 2019

Statement from Environmental Defence’s Executive Director, Tim Gray on Minister Clark’s announcement via Twitter that the Government will remove Schedule 10 from Proposed Bill…Read More