Keith revised

Keith Brooks

Programs Director

Keith was born in the ‘burbs just outside Toronto, but his passion for the environment was born in a canoe on the rivers and lakes of Northern Ontario. Keith pursued a Bachelor of Environmental Sciences from the University of Guelph and then worked for a number of years in the environmental consulting field, before enrolling at York University where he earned a Master of Environmental Studies. The move from scientist and consultant to advocate was provoked by the recognition that more science cannot solve the environmental challenge on its own. Our challenge lies not in knowing what must be done, but in doing it. We cannot choose between the environment and the economy. We can and must have both. It is this outlook which ultimately led Keith to his current role as the Programs Director at Environmental Defence.

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Apr 16, 2024

Experts at Environmental Defence React to Canada’s Federal Budget

Toronto | Traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishinaabeg, the Haudenosaunee, and…

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Mar 05, 2024

Environmental Groups Call on Government to Renew the Greener Homes Grant Program

Toronto | Traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishinaabeg, the Haudenosaunee, and…

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Feb 22, 2024

Statement: Environmental Defence Condemns Ontario’s Move to Overrule OEB Decision to Benefit Enbridge

Statement by Keith Brooks, Programs Director Toronto | Traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the…

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Feb 16, 2024

Statement: Environmental Defence Urges the Government to Strengthen the Clean Electricity Regulations

Statement by Keith Brooks, Programs Director Toronto | Traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the…

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Feb 14, 2024

Statement: Environmental Defence Applauds Hamilton Motion Supporting End of Gas Pipeline Subsidy

Statement by Keith Brooks, Programs Director Toronto | Traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the…

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Jan 10, 2024

Environmental Defence Applauds Competition Bureau of Canada for Starting Investigation into Enbridge Gas for Misleading Advertising

Toronto | Traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishinaabeg, the Haudenosaunee, and…

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Dec 22, 2023

Statement from Environmental Defence on the Ontario Ministry of Energy’s Move to Reverse the OEB’s Decision on Gas Rates

Statement from Keith Brooks, Programs Director Toronto | Traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the…

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Dec 11, 2023

Statement on the IESO’s Proposed Clean Electricity Supply for Ontario

Statement by Keith Brooks, Programs Director Toronto | Traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the…

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Dec 04, 2023

Statement on Canada’s Draft Oil and Gas Methane Regulations Amendments

Statement by Keith Brooks, Programs Director, Environmental Defence Toronto | Traditional territories of the Mississaugas…

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Nov 28, 2023

Statement on Alberta’s Carbon Capture Incentive Program which Puts Billions of Taxpayer Dollars on the Line for a Risky Technology

Statement by Keith Brooks, Programs Director, Environmental Defence Toronto | Traditional territories of the Mississaugas…

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