The Running List of Federal Fossil Fuel Subsidies in 2022

Every year, Canada’s federal government gives billions in direct subsidies, tax breaks and government-backed financial support to the fossil fuel industry. This year, in…Read More

50 Years of Sprawling Tailings

REPORT HIGHLIGHTS In 2020, the total tailings area was over 300 km² , which would cover the city of Vancouver over 2.6 times. The…Read More

Call for action on Climate-Aligned Finance/ Appel à l’action pour un secteur financier aligné sur le climat

About The Submission: Over 85 investment firms, academic organizations, and environmental groups from across Canada and the globe unite to call on the government…Read More

Briefing Note: Supporting Reuse to Get to Zero Plastic Waste

About The Submission: Single-use packaging and products are a key driver of plastic waste and pollution. Supporting systems for reuse is essential to achieving…Read More

Backgrounder: A robust and ambitious Cap on Emissions from the oil and gas industry

About The Submission: The Government of Canada is currently developing a new policy that could drastically reduce emissions and allow Canada to meet its…Read More

Submission on Technical Issues Paper: Recycled Content for Certain Plastic Manufactured Items Regulations

About The Submission: A regulatory package on recycled content could contribute to the government’s goal of eliminating plastic pollution by 2030. But there is…Read More

Buyer Beware: Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Carbon Capture Fairy Tales in Canada

About The Report: As climate crisis worsens, Canada’s federal government continued to give billions in subsidies and financing for fossil fuels. For 2021, this…Read More

Backgrounder: A cap on emissions from the oil and gas sector

About the Backgrounder: Over the course of 2022, Canada will develop what could be our most impactful climate policy ever: a cap on oil…Read More

Submission on Single-Use Plastics Prohibition Regulations

About The Submission: Single-use plastics are extremely problematic in that they are mostly not recycled or reused, can contain toxic additives, and pose a…Read More

Joint Submission From Environmental Groups on EA Requirements for “Advanced Recycling” Facilities

About The Submission: We oppose the proposal to reduce environmental assessment requirements for any thermal treatment or waste management facilities. We also oppose any…Read More