Statement by Programs Director Keith Brooks on how changes to administrative monetary penalties will make it cheaper for Ontario industries to pollute

Oct 31, 2019

Despite the claim by Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, that proposed changes to administrative monetary penalties will hold polluters accountable,…Read More


Toxic TV Binge: Hazardous flame retardant chemicals found in Best Buy and Amazon TVs

Oct 24, 2019

Toxic TV Binge: Hazardous flame retardant chemicals found in Best Buy and Amazon TVs Toxic flame retardants leaching from TVs into living rooms across…Read More


Statement from Executive Director Tim Gray on the 2019 Federal Election results

Oct 22, 2019

This election was essentially a referendum on climate change action, and Canadians voted a strong “yes!” Although a majority of Canadians didn’t vote for…Read More


Environmental groups go to court to defend Canadians’ rights to transparent investigation in the Volkswagen diesel scandal

Oct 21, 2019

  Ottawa, Ont. – Ecojustice is in court today on behalf of staff from Environmental Defence to demand that Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)…Read More


New online reference for facts about Canadian oil and climate change launched

Oct 17, 2019

The oilfacts.ca website will provide facts about the impact of oil on our economy, environment and more Ottawa, ONT.  – Today, Environmental Defence launched…Read More


New report shows Ontario has taken no meaningful steps to fulfil its promises on climate action

Oct 10, 2019

Ontario has taken little action over the past year to fulfil the climate change promises in its Made-In-Ontario Environment Plan Toronto, Ont. – Ontario…Read More


New Research Report: Canada’s oil and gas lobby undermined and killed a decade worth of climate protections

Oct 07, 2019

CAPP’s election demands would raise oil and gas emissions by 60% Ottawa, Ont. — New research, conducted by EnviroEconomics and published today by Environmental…Read More


Statement by Environmental Defence’s Executive Director Tim Gray on the conviction of Town of South Bruce Peninsula under Ontario’s Endangered Species Act

Oct 03, 2019

Toronto, Ont. – We are pleased with today’s decision made by Justice of the Peace Charles Anderson. The Town of South Bruce Peninsula has…Read More


Leading National Environmental Organizations Release Responses from Federal Parties on 10 Environmental Priority Questions

Oct 01, 2019

Ottawa, Ont. – Today, Canada’s leading environmental organizations released the answers to a Federal Party Survey on Environmental Platforms that address the climate change,…Read More