Response to CSA Notice: Proposed National Instrument 51-107 Disclosure of Climate-related Matters

About The Submission: Canadian capital markets require transparent, consistent, and comparable information on climate change to inform investment decisions. Canada must catch up to…Read More


Backgrounder: Housing Affordability and Provincial-Municipal Housing Summit

About The Backgrounder: Premier Doug Ford and Municipal Affairs Minister Steve Clark have invited Ontario’s Big City Mayors and Regional Chairs to a meeting…Read More


Submission related to principles guiding the elaboration of oil and gas emission caps

About The Submission: Under the current global fossil fuel production trajectory, Canada will miss the goals set in the Paris Agreement. Canada’s proposed oil…Read More


Submission on the Draft Technical Guide Related to the Strategic Assessment of Climate Change

About The Submission: By signing the Paris Agreement, Canada made a commitment to do its fair share to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C….Read More


Submission to British Columbia’s Oil and Gas Royalty Review

About The Submission: Environmental Defence is encouraged that the government of British Columbia recognizes that the current oil and gas royalty framework is subsidizing…Read More


PH29.3: Recommended Parking Requirements for New Development

About The Submission: Environmental Defence strongly supports the elimination of minimum parking requirements for all residential and commercial zones in Toronto, as well as…Read More


PH29.9 Expanding Housing Options in Neighbourhoods: Multiplex Study - Interim Report

About The Submission: Environmental Defence strongly supports reforming zoning in all of Toronto’s residential zones (R, RD, RM, RT) to promote the creation of…Read More


Letter to Sobeys and Walmart Canada to phase out toxic receipts

About The Letter: Environmental Defence along with Breast Cancer Action Quebec, Mind the Store, and United Food and Commercial Workers sent a letter to…Read More


Canada's Big Oil Reality Check

About The Report: Oil and gas production is Canada’s largest emitting sector as well as its fastest growing source of emissions. The federal government…Read More


Missing the Forest: How Carbon loopholes for logging hinder Canada's climate leadership

About The Report: This report finds that Canada underreports 80 million tonnes of emissions from industrial logging, downplaying the logging industry’s devastating toll on…Read More