Report: The Trouble with Triclosan

About The Report: As the number of antibacterial products grows, so does the presence of antibacterial chemical triclosan–along with fears from many scientists that…Read More


Guide: Environmental Defence Guide to Triclosan

About The Guide: Triclosan is a synthetic antimicrobial/antibacterial agent whose use has become widespread in toothpastes and mouthwashes, deodorants, cosmetics, fabrics, plastics and other…Read More


Report: Building Ontario's Green Economy: A Road Map

About The Report: Ontario is a North American green economy leader, yet there is still much more to be done if we are to…Read More


Report: Going in Reverse

About The Report: Canadian pipeline company Enbridge Inc. appears to be reviving a previous plan, called Trailbreaker, which would transport tar sands oil through…Read More


Report: Our Nation Their Interest

About The Report: Canada’s New Year started with a bang in 2012. The federal government and oil lobby went on an aggressive offensive to…Read More


Report: The Impact of Canada’s Petrodollar

About The Report: The Canadian dollar is increasingly linked to the price of oil. With the oil industry poised to triple tar sands production,…Read More


Report: Media Backgrounder: New Environmental Review for Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

About The Report: On November 10, 2011, the State Department announced that it will undertake a new environmental review of the proposed Keystone XL…Read More


Report: The Global Clean Energy Jobs Race: Ontario’s Opportunity

About The Report: In 2009, Ontario became a serious player in the global race to transition to clean energy by adopting the Green Energy…Read More


Report: Canada’s Chemicals Management Plan

About The Report: In December 2006, the Government of Canada embarked on a plan to protect Canadians and their environment from dangerous chemicals in…Read More


Report: Shale Gas Fracking and In Situ Oil Sands Chemicals and the National Pollutant Release Inventory: Public Disclosure Needed

About The Report: The decline of conventional sources of oil and gas is spurring a shift to sources that are more difficult to extract…Read More