New Findings Make the Case for Bisphenol A Ban

Mar 08, 2007

TORONTO – As new research this week reveals dangerous levels of the toxic chemical Bisphenol A in canned food, Environmental Defence is calling for…Read More


Government Graded on Greenbelt: B+

Feb 28, 2007

Toronto, Ontario – The Ontario government gets an overall grade of  “B+” for its efforts to protect and promote Ontario’s 1.8 million acre Golden…Read More


Pearson Airport Must Pay Its Fair Share

Feb 19, 2007

Toronto – As the Greater Toronto Airport Authority launches its lobby campaign to reduce the rent at Pearson International Airport, Environmental Defence today urged…Read More


Environmental Defence Joins Niagara Escarpment Effort

Feb 06, 2007

Toronto, Ontario – Environmental Defence is joining forces with Protecting Escarpment Rural Land (“PERL”) to protect the Niagara Escarpment in Burlington, Ontario which is…Read More


Durham Council Backs Down from Greenbelt Fight

Jan 25, 2007

Toronto – The Ontario Greenbelt Alliance welcomes the Durham Council decision to drop the identification of five parcels of environmentally sensitive land for a…Read More


Durham Planning Committee Playing Games with Greenbelt

Jan 16, 2007

Toronto – The members of the Ontario Greenbelt Alliance are condemning the latest attempt by the Durham Region Planning Committee to undermine protection of…Read More


Pollutants Contaminate Blood of Federal Politicians

Jan 03, 2007

Toronto, Ontario – Harmful pollutants have been found in the bodies of four federal politicians who volunteered to have their blood tested as part…Read More


Quarry to Dig Up Greenbelt

Dec 07, 2006

Toronto, Ontario – The McGuinty Cabinet recently decided to approve a quarry expansion that will harm the environmentally sensitive Niagara Escarpment, the Ontario Greenbelt…Read More


Environmental Groups Welcome Expert Panel Report on Endangered Species Act

Nov 10, 2006

Toronto , Ontario – Ontario’s leading environmental groups welcome the recommendations, released today, by the government-appointed Advisory Panel reviewing Ontario’s Endangered Species Act. The…Read More


Wasaga Beach Named Blue Flag Candidate

Aug 28, 2006

On track to fly Blue Flag, an international award for clean beaches Toronto, Ontario – Wasaga Beach near Barrie, Ontario has been awarded a…Read More