Sunday, July 3, 2022

Tag: Environmental Defence

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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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