Former US Vice-President Al Gore praises Ontario’s climate action as continent’s largest coal plant poised to shut down. Continue reading Al Gore praises Ontario for its commitment to ban coal
Toronto – Environmental groups are applauding the strong recommendations put forward by the Ontario government’s expert advisory panel aimed at … Continue reading Environmental groups in Ontario call for Anti-SLAPP Act
On the opening day of the UN climate conference in Cancun, Environmental Defence and the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition launched “Gracias Por Nada,” a campaign by the mock Canadian Alliance of Petroleum Peddlers to thank delegates for doing nothing to tackle global warming. Continue reading Climate delegates told “gracias por nada” in mock pro tar sands message
Toronto – More than 580 billion litres of drinking water, the equivalent of 236,000 Olympic swimming pools, are being wasted every year by homeowners in the Great Lakes region of Ontario and Quebec, according to a report released today by Environmental Defence. Down the Drain: Water Conservation in the Great Lakes Basin outlines how much water could be saved in bathrooms, kitchens, laundry rooms and gardens across the Great Lakes. Continue reading Are We Conserving Great Lakes Water?
Toronto, ON – Environmental Defence is calling on the Senate to pass Bill C-6, the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act, … Continue reading Environmental Defence urges Senate to pass consumer products bill