Ontario failing in fight against climate change

Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller says Ontario needs to get back in the game on climate change.

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Public Forum on Toxic Substances

The Public Forum is the venue for the launch of Pollution Probe’s new Primer on Toxic Substances.  The Primer is the most recent publication in Pollution Probe’s series of educational primers intended to inform Canadians about current environmental issues. 

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Ontario Has a Long Way to Go on Climate Change

Toronto – The Ontario government will not, with its current programs, meet its targets for reducing greenhouse gases (GHGs). This is just one conclusion from the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario’s recently released 2011 Greenhouse Gas Progress Report.

Environmental groups in Ontario call for Anti-SLAPP Act

Toronto – Environmental groups are applauding the strong recommendations put forward by the Ontario government’s expert advisory panel aimed at protecting citizens from strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPPs). They now call on the McGuinty government to deliver a new Anti-SLAPP Act as soon as possible. SLAPPs are legal proceedings that have the principal effect…

Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner urges improvements to ensure energy savings

Toronto – Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner says the government needs to make improvements to its energy conservation programs if it hopes to meet its tough new electricity reduction targets. With the release of Rethinking Energy Conservation in Ontario – Results, Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller warns that “strong action will be needed” to meet targets outlined in…

Environmental Commissioner wants your energy stories

Toronto – Ontario’s Environment Commissioner, Gord Miller, wants to learn more about the barriers and incentives you’ve experienced when conserving energy in Ontario. He’s created a new website for Ontarians to report their pleasure or frustration with energy conservation initiatives. The  Green Energy and Green Economy Act, passed in spring 2009, mandates the Environmental Commissioner…