Ontario's Electricity System

About The Backgrounder: This backgrounder clears up some misconceptions about Ontario’s electricity prices and shows that renewable energy – wind, solar and bioenergy –…Read More

Full Disclosure

About The Report: Every day, cleaning and personal care products that lack ingredient lists and warning labels expose Canadians to toxic chemicals that are…Read More

Expectations for Domestic Action Plans under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

About The Report: Under the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, Canada and the United States have committed to releasing action plans that outline…Read More

The Elephant in the Room: Canada’s Fossil Fuel Subsidies

About The Report: Every year, federal and provincial government pay billions in hand-outs to Canada’s coal, oil and gas companies, undermining climate action in…Read More

Mid Term Report Card - Proposed amendments to Ontario’s Greenbelt and Growth Plans

Environmental Defence evaluated Ontario’s proposed amendments to the Greenbelt and Growth Plans and issued the report card below. Check out the report card that…Read More

Action Checklist – Recommendations to fix Ontario’s Greenbelt and Growth Plans

Ontario’s Greenbelt and Growth Plans need some major fixes if the provincial government is serious about protecting the Greenbelt and enabling smarter growth in…Read More

10 ways You Can Help Keep Our Waters Clean

About The Guide: Simply by going about your daily routines, you might be unknowingly contributing to the pollution of our waterways. Here’s a tip…Read More

Getting FIT

About The Report: With the passage of the Green Energy and Green Economy Act in 2009, Ontario took a bold step into the future…Read More

The Problem With Bottled Water

About The Guide: Bottled water is a big business in Canada. But its cost on the environment and your wallet is even bigger. Here’s…Read More

Turning the Plastic Tide

About The Report: Plastic pollution has reached every corner of the globe. The Pacific Garbage Patch is well known. What’s less known is that…Read More