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Lana Goldberg

Ontario Climate Program Manager

Lana has been campaigning on environmental justice issues for over a decade. She has been deeply involved in grassroots climate activism in Ontario and has done extensive Indigenous Solidarity organizing. She has worked at a number of social justice and environmental organizations including Greenpeace Canada where she was a member of the Forest, Plastics, and Climate teams. Before joining Environmental Defence Lana worked for Grassy Narrows First Nation on their campaign for a Mercury Care Home & Treatment Centre on the reservation and compensation for community members. Lana is passionate about supporting frontline communities and advocating for policies that will effectively rein in climate change.

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Jan 19, 2023

Ontario is building new gas plants; the Feds need to step in now

Ontario recently announced it would contract new polluting gas plants to generate electricity for the…

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Nov 21, 2022

Ontario is selling our Clean Energy Credit out from under us

Last week, on Monday November 14, as part of its Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review,…

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Nov 03, 2022

Media Advisory: Environmental Defence expert available for interviews following Minister Smith’s energy related speech at the Empire Club of Canada

Toronto | Traditional territories of the Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Chippewas and the Mississaugas of…

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Oct 07, 2022

Statement by Lana Goldberg, Ontario Climate Program Manager, on the Independent Electricity System Operator’s Interim Report Calling for More Gas Power in Ontario

Toronto | Traditional territories of the Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Chippewas and the Mississaugas of…

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Oct 06, 2022

Ontario: Now is the time to increase renewable energy, not fossil gas

Ontario recently re-contracted four gas-fired power plants to generate electricity for the province and appears…

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Sep 19, 2022

It’s true that Ontario’s climate change plan is just a ‘glossy brochure’

Last week the Ontario government argued in court that its climate change policies are just…

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Jul 04, 2022

Ontario can’t build Highway 413…yet 

The fight to stop Highway 413 isn’t over – it’s just beginning.  Despite running on…

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May 05, 2022

We need a government in Ontario that cares about climate change – and will do something about it

Ontario’s upcoming election will determine whether our province will be part of the climate change…

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Mar 22, 2022

Ontario could easily phase out polluting fossil gas – if it wanted to

We all know that to successfully address climate change we need to phase out fossil…

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Dec 21, 2021

Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation isn’t listening to local input on Highway 413

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) isn’t listening to people and communities.  Last week the…

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