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


Report: Blowing Smoke: Correcting Anti-Wind Myths in Ontario

About The Report: Ontario’s communities must be more involved in the benefits and management of wind power projects. A $2.3 trillion dollar race is…Read More


Report: Refillable Wine Bottles In Ontario: Cases For Reuse

About The Report: Ontario’s wineries, one of our greenest industries, could be even greener if they adopted a reuse program for wine bottles. In…Read More


Report: The Just Beautiful Heavy Metals in Cosmetics Factsheet

About The Report: Environmental Defence tested the makeup bags of six Canadian women for heavy metal contaminants. 49 face makeup items were chosen, including…Read More


Report: Heavy Metal Hazard: The Health Risks of Hidden Heavy Metals in Face Makeup

About The Report: Environmental Defence tested the makeup bags of six Canadian women. 49 face makeup items were chosen, including five foundations, four concealers,…Read More


Report: King Carbon: How Enbridge Damages Our Climate as the World’s Largest Tar Sands Shipper

About The Report: Enbridge is more than just the company that delivers natural gas to homes across Ontario. It’s also the largest shipper of…Read More


Guide: Young Reporters for the Environment Videographers Handbook

About The Guide: Young Reporters for the Environment Videographers Handbook is a guide to filming like an environmental journalist. Download the report (English) (Adobe…Read More


Report: Faces of Transformation: Jobs, economic renewal and cleaner air from Year One of Ontario’s Green Energy Act

About The Report: Only a year old, the Green Energy & Green Economy Act has tapped into Ontarians’ long history of energy resourcefulness. In…Read More


Report: Environmental Defence Submission to Environment Canada on Naphthenic Acids in the Tar Sands

About The Report: Environmental Defence has asked Environment Canada to add naphtenic acids, a toxic chemical found in tar sands tailings, to the list…Read More


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