Aug 21, 2020 / Guest / Livable Communities / Safeguarding Freshwater

Minister’s Ten Year Report on Lake Simcoe Obscures Progress by Mixing Science and Politics

This is a guest blog by Claire Malcolmson, Executive Director of  the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition  On July 17th Barrie-Innisfil MPP Andrea Khanjin released…Read More

May 21, 2020 / Plastic Pollution

Are compostable plastics the solution to plastic pollution? We ask a scientist everything that you might want to know

More and more, consumers are seeing compostable plastic items—from plates and cutlery to garbage bags and coffee pods—on store shelves. But are these items…Read More

Feb 19, 2020 / Climate Change

Bison, birds and boreal: How Teck’s Frontier Mine will damage Alberta’s wildlife and ecosystems

The federal government is currently considering whether to reject or approve Teck’s proposed Frontier Oilsands Mine. This large open pit bitumen mine will have…Read More

Nov 18, 2019 / Climate Change / Guest

Why are Indigenous rights part of climate action? And other questions about UNDRIP

During the federal election, we asked all candidates to respect and promote the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). We received…Read More

Sep 26, 2019 / Climate Change

Greening City Roofs Can Help Fight Climate Change - Here's Five Reasons Why

From City Hall to Carrot Commons to libraries, TTC buildings and everywhere in between, Toronto hosts over 600 green roofs within the city. “Green…Read More

Sep 16, 2019 / Climate Change

Why the upcoming federal election is the most important one in my - and your - life

The upcoming federal election is the most important in my life so far. It’s the most important one in your life too. Find out…Read More

May 17, 2019 / Plastic Pollution

A Day in the Life - Nine tips for zero-waste grocery shopping!

This is a guest post by zero-waste blogger Tara McKenna. Check out her Instagram @ZeroWasteCollective for more awesome tips and encouragement on living plastic…Read More

May 02, 2019 / Guest / Toxics

How to tackle indoor air pollution in your home

Guest blog by Emma Rohmann, an environmental engineer, mom of two and founder of Green at Home.  Are you doing enough to reduce air…Read More

Feb 05, 2019 / Plastic Pollution

Why we’re calling time on plastic packaging – a Q&A with Pure + Simple

Pure + Simple is a Toronto-based skincare chain that has committed to going 100 per cent plastic-free! We asked their President and Co-owner Jean…Read More

Aug 28, 2018 / Livable Communities

Save Belfountain! One of the last remaining Greenbelt hamlets under threat

This is a guest blog by Judy Mabee, President of The Belfountain Community Organization, a residents’ group committed to preserving the rural heritage and…Read More