Tim Gray

Executive Director

Tim grew up on the shores of Lake Huron and acquired his love of nature there. He has over 25 years experience developing and implementing environmental policy change efforts. These have included major shifts in land conservation, forest practices and climate change. Starting out his career as a biologist and policy analyst, Tim has spent a lot of time learning skills that move complex environmental issues toward resolution. He has worked with other change makers on the front lines of conflict and has also taken his skills inside to work on government advisory committees and in complex negotiations with industry. Tim completed an H.BSc. at Wilfrid Laurier University and a M.Sc. at the University of Toronto.

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Dec 21, 2021

Will 2022 be a good year for the environment? Here are our 10 predictions for the year ahead

2021 was a year dominated by environmental news. Despite ongoing COVID constraints on the economy,…

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Nov 19, 2021

10 things we want to see in next week’s Speech from the Throne

What on Earth is the Speech from the Throne? The 44th session of Parliament is…

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Jul 23, 2021

$3.5 million and 2 years to serve up a farcical attack on Canadians’ rights to protect the environment and our future

Soon Commissioner Steve Allan will submit to the Alberta government his final report of the…

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May 04, 2021

How the lack of industry action on chemicals in Canada is related to Canada’s outdated toxics law

Just last week, Wendy’s became the fifth fast food chain to commit to eliminating toxic…

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Apr 14, 2021

VICTORY: Stronger protections from toxic chemicals are finally coming

After many years of pushing for stronger protections from pollution and toxic chemicals in consumer…

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Mar 30, 2021

Canadian companies failing in the race to eliminate toxic chemicals from their products

Key findings from the fifth annual Who’s Minding the Store? retailer report card With governments…

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Mar 09, 2021

How to respond to Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy’s letter about the Lower Duffins Creek Wetland

The letter below has been received by people writing to Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy with…

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Feb 08, 2021

Why we are going to Court to save the Lower Duffins Creek Wetland

Wetlands are key to reducing the impacts of floods and droughts. They also clean our…

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Jan 28, 2021

Alberta’s actions to silence critics of the oil industry are just like those used by Russia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and others. It needs to stop.

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s inquiry into “anti-Alberta energy campaigns” is widely agreed to be a…

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Dec 24, 2020

Will 2021 be a good year for the environment? Here are our top 10 predictions

2020 was a big year for environmental news. Here’s a quick recap: In a word:”…

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