Fear and Loathing on the Carbon Trail

Jan 10, 2017 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

People generally don’t like change, even when they know that there’s a problem that must be solved (think of how you put off the…Read More


Year in review: 2016 was a great year thanks to you!

Dec 16, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Environmental Defence

As 2016 draws to a close, I am awed by how much we’ve accomplished together this past year. When we started the year, we…Read More


Protecting free speech by modernizing charity laws

Dec 08, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Environmental Defence

It’s not every day that the editorial boards of the Toronto Star and the Globe and Mail agree. But that’s exactly what happened this…Read More


Environmental Victories: Building a clean economy and defending a safe climate

Dec 04, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

With winter approaching, it’s a good time to look back at what we’ve achieved together over the past year. And what a busy year…Read More


There is too much momentum behind environmental protection for one man to stop it

Nov 09, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change, Energy East, Environmental Defence, Great Lakes, Greenbelt, Smart Growth, Toxics

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” -Martin Luther King Jr. Canadians may be feeling a bit down…Read More


It's time to fix the OMB

Nov 04, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Greenbelt

The province’s public review of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) is underway. The OMB is a quasi-judicial board appointed by the provincial government that…Read More


Freeing Charities: legislative reform is the only path forward

Oct 21, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Environmental Defence

Charities in Canada play a critical role. Canadians look to environmental, health, international development and social justice organizations to collectively express their views and…Read More


Celebrating environmental victories: our 2016 Annual Report

Oct 07, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Environmental Defence

I love fall. The cooler nights. The vibrant colours of the leaves. It’s a season of change. Change is a funny thing. Sometimes it…Read More


Addressing climate change in Alberta

Jul 13, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Climate Change

Environmentalists and oil sands representatives sitting at the same table? That’s not something you hear about everyday. But sometimes complex problems require problem-solving from…Read More


Why a carbon price alone would not make Ontario’s climate plan work

Jun 20, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

The Globe and Mail’s June 10th editorial argued that Ontario’s climate strategy should be boiled down to one, and only one, measure: putting a…Read More


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