5 reasons why Enbridge’s proposed Line 5 pipeline tunnel is a dangerous false solution

Dec 01, 2021

Back in August, I shared five reasons why we must shut down Line 5 as soon as possible, prioritize the protection of the Great…Read More


Statement from Phil Pothen, Ontario Environment Program Manager, on the Ontario Auditor General’s finding that government’s 2020 Amendments and Sprawl MZOs and have “undermined” the Growth Plan’s “long-term vision”

Dec 01, 2021

Toronto | Traditional territories of the Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Chippewas and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation – Today, Ontario’s Auditor General…Read More


Statement from Julia Levin, Senior Climate and Energy Program Manager, on the Auditor General’s report on the federal emission reduction fund

Nov 25, 2021

Ottawa | Traditional, unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabeg People – A new report released today from Canada’s Auditor General is a scathing criticism…Read More


Environmental Groups Demand Apology From Premier Kenney for Defamatory Statements

Nov 24, 2021

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, WEST COAST ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, GREENPEACE CANADA, RAINCOAST CONSERVATION, SIERRA CLUB CANADA FOUNDATION, SIERRA CLUB OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, WESTERN CANADA WILDERNESS COMMITTEE, DOGWOOD…Read More


Environmental Defence Expert Spokespeople Respond to the 2021 Speech from the Throne

Nov 23, 2021

“The need for urgent action to address the climate crisis was front and centre in the 2021 Speech from the Throne. Now we need…Read More


Hamilton Saves its Farmland: Will Meet Housing Demand through Zoning Reform, Not Sprawl 

Nov 20, 2021

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, ENVIRONMENT HAMILTON, STOP SPRAWL HAMONT Decision will be a template for reconciling environmental protection with new “market based” planning rules  Hamilton, Ont….Read More


Environmental groups enter legal fight over regulation of plastics pollution

Nov 12, 2021

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, ECOJUSTICE, OCEANA CANADA Industry opposition to regulating plastics is out of step with science and public opinion OTTAWA | Unceded territory of…Read More


Media Advisory: This Saturday, community groups will hold a Day Of Action to protest Highway 413 and the Bradford Bypass

Nov 11, 2021

Toronto | Traditional territories of the Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Chippewas and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation – On Saturday, November 13,…Read More


Statement responding to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers press conference at COP26

Nov 09, 2021

CLIMATE ACTION NETWORK, ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, ÉQUITERRE, FÉDÉRATION DES TRAVAILLEURS ET TRAVAILLEUSES DU QUÉBEC Glasgow – At a press conference at COP today, the Canadian…Read More


Statement from Programs Director Keith Brooks on Ontario's Fall Economic Statement

Nov 04, 2021

Toronto | Traditional territories of the Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Chippewas and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation – While the world is…Read More