Dec 17, 2018 / Movement Building / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics

Ontario’s environmental laws are under attack by Premier Doug Ford: Why we need to come together to STOP BILL 66

Under the guise of creating jobs and cutting “red tape and burdensome regulations,” the provincial government introduced a bombshell of a bill last Thursday….Read More


Nov 19, 2018 / Toxics

The toxic paint stripper chemical and the wave of retailer action to protect consumers

If you’ve ever tried to refinish an old piece of furniture or your bathtub, you probably know how handy it is to use a…Read More


Nov 14, 2018 / Toxics

Retailer report card 2018: Canadian context

Consumers are increasingly concerned about their exposure to toxic chemicals from products due to a growing body of research linking chemical exposures to health…Read More


Sep 26, 2018 / Toxics

Right to know: Exposing toxic fragrance chemicals in beauty, personal care and cleaning products

The trouble with fragrance ingredients Fragrance formulas used in personal care and cleaning products often consist of dozens of chemical ingredients to create a…Read More


Sep 09, 2018 / Toxics

What’s in your lunch? New testing finds glyphosate, a harmful pesticide, in common foods that children eat

Every day, Canadians are exposed to many chemicals that are linked to health conditions such as cancer, asthma, diabetes and behavioural problems like ADHD….Read More


Aug 30, 2018 / Movement Building / Toxics

Good(ish) news! Our case against Alberta’s leaking tailings ponds will be investigated

  First the good news. The three NAFTA countries voted unanimously to allow an investigation to go forward on tar sands tailings ponds leaking…Read More


Jul 16, 2018 / Toxics

Canadians may soon get stronger protections from toxic chemicals and pollution

After nearly two decades since Canada’s main toxics law was enacted, the federal government promised to give it a major makeover. The government’s commitment…Read More


Jun 08, 2018 / Plastic Pollution / Toxics

Just like microbeads, Canada needs to regulate single-use plastics: Here’s how

Plastic waste can now be found in the farthest corners and deepest trenches on the planet. Yet, every day millions of disposable plastic containers,…Read More


May 31, 2018 / Climate Change / Movement Building / Toxics

5 Reasons Why Alberta Methane Regulations Don’t Cut It

  New analysis shows that Alberta’s draft methane regulations will achieve less than half of Alberta’s methane reduction goal. In fact, as our joint…Read More


May 17, 2018 / Toxics

Alarming: New study finds that baby bibs contain toxic chemicals and could be polluting our kids

Among the things that every expecting parent need are baby bibs, mats and pads. Parents know that these are essential products that make taking…Read More