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Last 15 Days

Ferrochrome refinery siting decision rekindles call for East-West access to the Ring of Fire

Published Mon, 13 May 2019 12:56:43 EST Read More

Sioux Lookout’s economic development connections with Finland and Sault Ste. Marie prove important (May 13, 2019) - This week, Sioux Lookout Mayor Doug Lawrance was quick to congratulate officials at NorOnt Resources and the Cit...... Click here to read this release



Last 30 Days

Plant with Forests Ontario at York Region’s Community Tree Planting Festival

Published Thu, 9 May 2019 11:48:40 EST Read More

Celebrate trees this spring by enhancing your local urban green space East Gwillimbury, ON (May 9, 2019) - Join Forests Ontario for a fun-filled day of tree planting at the York Region Community Tree Planting Festival! Planters of all experience levels are invited to help us in creating a greener and healthier future. Local VIPs have been invited to say a few words and Forests On...... Click here to read this release



Alone, We Can Do No More: Sioux Lookout Calls on Other Orders of Government to Provide Support to Address Crisis in Mental Health, Addictions and Homelessness

Published Mon, 6 May 2019 15:57:19 EST Read More

Sioux Lookout, ON - The Council of the Municipality of Sioux Lookout is pleading with all governments - Federal, Provincial, Municipal and First Nations - to cooperatively join forces to work with all the people of Sioux Lookout to meaningfully address...... Click here to read this release



PlasticActionCentre website is Canada’s First National Resource for Knowledge and Action on Plastic Waste

Published Mon, 6 May 2019 11:00:24 EST Read More

TORONTO, May 6, 2019 – Canada understands the consequences of plastic waste and is fully engaged like never before: governments at all levels are initiating new policies; organizations are improving business models; and individuals are eager to learn more. To fully e...... Click here to read this release



Ecojustice and Friends of the Earth ask Competition Bureau Canada to investigate and levy $230 million in fines against wipes manufacturers

Published Wed, 1 May 2019 09:48:21 EST Read More

Photo: Garbage caught on a storm sewer outlet Environmental groups say “flushable” wipe based on false and misleading claims (OTTAWA, May 1, 2019) - Today, Friends of the Earth Canada, represented by Ecojustice, filed an application seeking an investig...... Click here to read this release



Forests Ontario Intends to Continue to Plant Trees and Speak for the Forest

Published Mon, 29 Apr 2019 10:32:52 EST Read More

(TORONTO, April 29, 2019) - Despite the recent Ontario government announcement to cut the 50 Million Tree program, Forests Ontario expects to find a way, with existing and new partners, to plant trees, educate Ontarians and speak for the forest and all forest users. Forests Ontario, Canada’s largest tree planting charity, remains optimistic that now that the provincial government better under...... Click here to read this release



Last 60 Days

It’s Earth Day: 100 business leaders, scientists, academics, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists & environmental leaders from across Canada teamed up to send an urgent message to Canadians: Demand a thought out climate action plan from your politicians!

Published Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:56:25 EST Read More

Over 100 past recipients of Canada’s Clean50 Awards shared a message today in an open letter to all Canadians: - Climate change is real, and needs to be treated as the emergency it is, at every level of government - On a per-capita basis, Canadians are amongst the very worst GHG polluters in the world and worst in the G7. We cannot expect others to act when we do not. - Canadians need...... Click here to read this release



Updated events schedule for inaugural Toronto Blockchain Week, April 22-28

Published Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:40:43 EST Read More

What: The first ever Toronto Blockchain Week (TBW) will host thousands of developers, companies, researchers, professional advisors, and investors across 45 events. TBW celebrates Toronto’s global importance in the blockchain industry and is an opportunity to profile projects, demonstrate cutting-edge technology and the enormous depth of...... Click here to read this release



Ford government’s judicial challenge to Canada’s New Climate Change Control Act starts April 15 - remarkably broad support for federal law in pre-filed arguments

Published Sun, 14 Apr 2019 14:13:07 EST Read More

By David Estrin and Isabel Dávila Pereira Canada has remarkably broad support from unlikely allies for its new law to fight climate change in the April 15 -18 Ontario Court of Appeal judicial challenge brought by the Ford government. Even major carbon emitters are joining with environmental groups to support the Federal law. Ontario’s original argument complained that the Federal...... Click here to read this release



Broad support for new Canada climate law in upcoming Ford judicial challenge

Published Sun, 14 Apr 2019 12:47:09 EST Read More

By David Estrin and Isabel Dávila Pereira The Ontario Court of Appeal has scheduled four days, starting in mid-April, to address Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s constitutional challenge of Canada’s new Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (GGPPA). The Act took effect April 1. It aims to ensure effective action is taken across Canada to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG...... Click here to read this release



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