Some of Toronto’s top chefs to participate in the city’s first ever Sustainable Dim Sum event

Mar 02, 2017

Proceeds from the event, happening on March 8, will go to support the work of Environmental Defence. TORONTO, ON – On Wednesday, March 8,…Read More

Experts available to speak about how to fix the Ontario Municipal Board at panel discussion event on February 13

Feb 10, 2017

Toronto, ON – On Monday, February 13th, Environmental Defence will host an invitation-only panel discussion: Can the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) be fixed? featuring…Read More

Environmentalists and farmers urge Ontario to protect freshwater by putting a deposit on plastic bottles

Feb 08, 2017

In a joint letter, Environmental Defence and the Ontario Federation of Agriculture say a deposit return program would boost recycling rates and generate funds…Read More

Internationally renowned photographer Edward Burtynsky to speak about his upcoming work at Toronto’s premiere sustainability event

Feb 06, 2017

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE is hosting its annual gala Feb. 9 at the Toronto Reference Library. Toronto, Ont. – The visual evidence of how humans are…Read More

New study shows need for better labels on household products

Feb 01, 2017

TORONTO, ON – A new study by Environmental Defence shows that Canadians would support better labelling and disclosure policies for household cleaning and personal…Read More

Statement by Environmental Defence’s Patrick DeRochie on the NEB ruling to restart the Energy East review

Jan 27, 2017

Toronto, ON – Today’s ruling by the new Energy East panel to void all decisions to date and restart the review from scratch is…Read More

Statement from Environmental Defence’s Patrick DeRochie on President Trump fast-tracking Keystone XL

Jan 24, 2017

TORONTO, ON – As President Trump revives Keystone XL, the federal government needs to revisit its 2010 pipeline approval that was done without any…Read More

Statement from Environmental Defence’s Ashley Wallis on Ontario’s proposed increased fees for water bottlers

Jan 18, 2017

Toronto, Ont. – Today’s announcement that Ontario will increase water-taking fees for water bottlers is good news. The current fee of $3.71 per million…Read More

GTA residents say developers are building too many single-family detached homes

Jan 17, 2017

Toronto, ON – A poll conducted by Environics Research and released by Environmental Defence finds 73 per cent of Greater Golden Horseshoe residents believe…Read More

Statement by Environmental Defence’s Executive Director, Tim Gray on Ontario’s proposed changes to the Greenbelt boundary

Jan 11, 2017

Toronto, ON – We applaud the Ontario government for maintaining the Greenbelt’s role to protect sensitive natural areas and slow down urban sprawl.  We…Read More