Comments on Bill C-69

About The Submission: Our comments on Bill C-69 to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.   Download…Read More


National Energy Board Modernization

About The Submission: We support an overhaul of energy and environmental regulation to protect Canada’s natural capital, meet climate commitments, and fulfill the federal…Read More


Protecting our Water for Future Generations

About The Submission: We support the provincial initiative to expand the Greenbelt to include significant and sensitive hydrological areas throughout the Greater Golden Horseshoe….Read More


#StopFundingFossils: New poll shows Canadians want to end public subsidies for oil and gas companies

About The Report: New polling shows that Canadians are strongly opposed to federal and provincial governments using public dollars to subsidize oil and gas…Read More


Canada’s Climate Change Commitments: Deep Enough?

About The Report: Canada has pledged to significantly reduce greenhouse gases under the Paris Agreement on climate change. However, our current national action plan…Read More


Report: Media Backgrounder: Grow The Greenbelt

About The Report: Backgrounder on why the province needs to expand protection of vulnerable water supplies in the Greater Golden Horseshoe Region. Download the…Read More


Final Report Card on Ontario’s Greenbelt and Growth Plans

Environmental Defence evaluated Ontario’s new Greenbelt and Growth Plans and issued the report card below. Check out the report card that highlights the strengths…Read More


Comments on the Environmental and Regulatory Reviews Discussion Paper

About The Submission: We believe the reform of Canada’s environmental and regulatory laws is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to address the damage done to energy…Read More


Report: Alberta's Tailings Ponds

Oil sands mining operations produce a toxic brew of water, sand, silt and petrochemical waste products. For over fifty years, the tar sands industry…Read More


Uncanny Toxics

Read The Comic Download In English en français Read The Backgrounder Read The Blog Watch The Video Take Action For too long, harmful chemicals like triclosan, BPA, and…Read More