Sunday, July 3, 2022

Tag: Environmental Defence

National ban on harmful single-use plastics comes into effect soon

Today, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Steven Guilbeault, and Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos, published final regulations to prohibit single-use plastics including: checkout...

Coalition launches the Ontario Climate Emergency Campaign

On April 27 at Queen’s Park, a broad coalition of more than 125 groups from across Ontario, representing more than 475,000 people, launched the...

Canada Takes Regulatory Action to Address Plastic Pollution

Several major environmental organizations are applauding the Government of Canada's decision to list “plastic manufactured items” on Schedule 1 under the Canadian Environmental Protection...

Ontario’s Record-Breaking Recovery Budget Not Green Enough?

Ontario’s Minister of Finance and president of the Treasury Board, Peter Bethlenfalvy, has released the 2021 budget, Ontario’s Action Plan: Protecting People’s Health and Our...

Canadian Environmental Coalition Releases Proposal for Green Recovery

The Green Budget Coalition has released a comprehensive set of recommendations on how the federal government can follow-through on its Throne Speech commitment to a...

Municipal Hazardous Waste Management Recommendations for Ontario

Seven environmental organizations have recently submitted a letter to Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment, Conservation, and Parks (MOECP) outlining the changes they would like...

Nature-Based Climate Solutions Summit Calls for Action in 2020

On February 5 and 6, 2020, more than 400 attendees gathered at the National Arts Centre in downtown Ottawa for the Nature-Based Climate Solutions...

Predictions for the Environment and the Environment Industry in 2020

What can we expect from the Canadian environmental industry in 2020? The scientists, policy experts and lawyers at Environmental Defence have compiled an excellent...