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Last 30 Days

New Poll Finds Over 40% of Canadians Self-Described Climate Voters

Published Wed, 7 Oct 2020 11:27:48 EST Read More

COVID-19 and climate both important finds Friends of the Earth October 6, 2020 (Ottawa) In releasing a new national poll, Beatrice Olivastri, CEO, Friends of the Earth said, “Despite COVID-19, climate is clearly on the minds of Canadians. Forty-two percent of respondents describ...... Click here to read this release



Recycling Council of Ontario Responds to Government of Canada’s Announcement on Plastic Pollution

Published Wed, 7 Oct 2020 11:11:32 EST Read More

The Government of Canada's proposed regulatory and market stimulus measures are important steps to address plastic pollution. The integrated plan is a multi-faceted approach required to eliminate unnecessary plastics; support markets by increasing the value of discards; assign responsibility to industry to incentivize better product design; and facilitate investment that benefit plastics collectio...... Click here to read this release



How did US$600,000 of your pension money end up in the hands of US Republicans? “Pay the money back” Friends of the Earth say to CPPIB employees

Published Mon, 28 Sep 2020 20:23:16 EST Read More

September 28, 2020 (Ottawa) - In advance of CPPIB's public meetings across Canada, Friends of the Earth Canada has asked the Chair of the CPPIB, Heather Monroe-Blum, to enforce its Code of Conduct and recover US$600,000 given to Republican organizations. The payments were made by Crestone Peak Resources to Colorado Republican committees in 2018. Crestone Peak Resources is 96% owned by the CPPIB an...... Click here to read this release



Statement by Rob Keen, CEO of Forests Ontario and Forest Recovery Canada responding to Federal Throne Speech

Published Wed, 23 Sep 2020 16:45:23 EST Read More

Toronto, ON [September 23, 2020] - Forests Ontario and Forest Recovery Canada applaud the Throne Speech commitment to expand tree planting in Canada with the Two Billion Tree program. Nature based solutions, such as tree planting, provide a wide range of benefits related to climate change, wildlife habitat and employment. Forest Ontario is appreciative of the current federal funding tha...... Click here to read this release



Last 60 Days

Date set for Judicial Review of Ontario government's refusal to conduct an Environmental Assessment for Northern Ontario Forest Management Plan

Published Tue, 22 Sep 2020 07:37:59 EST Read More

Media Release Timmins, Ontario (September 22, 2020) - This legal action is being advanced by three Ontario First Nations. It focuses on the refusal by the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks to order an Environmental Assessment (EA) or impose conditions on the Gordon Cosens forest management plan (FMP). At issue is whether conditions for sustainability a...... Click here to read this release



Elocity Technology committed to helping electricity utilities speed electric vehicle adoption and expand the low carbon economy is selected by the Canadian Technology Accelerator

Published Wed, 16 Sep 2020 11:32:38 EST Read More

(Toronto, Canada September 16, 2020) Elocity Technology (https://elocitytech.com/) has secured a coveted position as a member of the Canadian Technology Accelerators - Accélerateurs Technologiques Canadiens (CTA) 9th annual cleantech intake. Starting immediately, Elocity will participate in the fully virtual CTA program to suppo...... Click here to read this release



Canadian Technology Accelerator Launches 9th Annual Cleantech Cohort

Published Wed, 16 Sep 2020 11:30:34 EST Read More

13 early-stage cleantech start-ups join virtual accelerator to catalyze U.S. market entry SAN FRANCISCO, CA and NEW YORK CITY, NY - 16 September 2020 - Today, the Canadian Technology Accelerators (CTA), a global initiative led by the Government of Canada's Trade Commissioner Service, unveiled its 9th annual cohort of cleantech & climatetech start-...... Click here to read this release



Plan in the fall, plant trees in the spring - now is the time to advance a Canada-wide tree planting strategy.

Published Tue, 15 Sep 2020 23:50:25 EST Read More

Opinion Piece by Rob Keen, Registered Professional Forester and CEO of Forests Ontario and Forest Recovery Canada (September 2020) As Canadians, we need to ask ourselves this question - how do we build upon and deploy large-scale tree planting efforts such as the Two Billion Tree Program envisioned by Prime Minister Trudeau? We are not alone with this idea. According to ETH Zurich Uni...... Click here to read this release



Legal Action Launched Against Ontario’s Omnibus Bill 197

Published Mon, 31 Aug 2020 09:56:57 EST Read More

For Immediate Release Defending the health and prosperity of communities and the environment Toronto, August 31, 2020 - In the wake of the passage of Ontario's controversial Bill 197, a legal challenge against the legislation has been commenced by Earthroots; Canadian Environmental Law Association; Ontario Nature; Cooper Price, a 16-year old activist; and Michel Koostachin...... Click here to read this release



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