May 20, 2020 / Livable Communities

Don’t let sprawl developers pave over the Carruthers Creek headwaters

Developers want to pave over a sensitive ecological area and prime farmland in Durham Region. We need to stop it.  The area in question…Read More


May 13, 2020 / Toxics

Pollution, health, and COVID-19 — We answer some of your most pressing questions

Last week, we hosted a webinar about the link between toxic pollution, health, and COVID-19. The webinar shed light on how exposure to toxics…Read More


May 13, 2020 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Feeling stressed thanks to COVID-19? Being near water can help calm your nerves

I’ve always been drawn to water, which I suppose explains my career choice. Being near the waters’ edge whether it’s a lake, river, stream…Read More


May 07, 2020 / Plastic Pollution

COVID-19, single-use plastics, and the economy—We answer some of your most pressing questions

Last week, we hosted a webinar about COVID-19, single-use plastics, and how Canada can both reduce plastic waste and help get its economy back…Read More


May 01, 2020 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Two crises converge (Part 2): How impacts from climate change make Great Lakes communities vulnerable

In Part 1 of this blog series, we looked at how COVID-19 presents unique and unprecedented challenges to spring flooding and high water conditions…Read More


May 01, 2020 / Movement Building

Answers to 5 more questions about COVID-19 and the environment

Is there a connection between COVID-19 and air pollution? What’s the first thing the federal government should do for the environment after the COVID-19…Read More


May 01, 2020 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Two crises converge (Part 1): How flooding in the Great Lakes during COVID-19 presents unique challenges

As communities grapple with the COVID-19 crisis, there is another looming threat around the Great Lakes region: high water and spring flooding.  In 2017…Read More


Apr 24, 2020 / Livable Communities

Ontario suspends requirement for public consultation on environmental policies due to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted some North American governments to change their approach to protecting the environment. In the last month, there have been…Read More


Apr 24, 2020 / Movement Building

Answers to five questions about COVID-19 and the environment

Is it safe to eat raw fruits and vegetables? How much have greenhouse gas emissions dropped? Here are answers to five questions about COVID-19 and the…Read More


Apr 22, 2020 / Plastic Pollution

Here’s what you can do this Earth Day while you #StayHome

This year is Earth Day’s 50th anniversary. Although we’re stuck at home, it doesn’t mean we can’t do something to pay homage to this…Read More