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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



Last 30 Days

Healthy Schools Day proposes ‘do-able’ actions to reduce children’s exposure to diesel emissions from school buses

Published Tue, 2 Apr 2019 09:13:34 EST Read More

Lung cancer, aggravated asthma, heart and respiratory problems among health effects of exposure; children can be more vulnerable to harm April 2, 2019, Ottawa - Thousands of Canadian school children are exposed to cancer-causing emissions from diesel school buses every day and, according to this year’s Healthy Schools Day campaign, it is time to make sure that all schools are taking ev...... Click here to read this release



Healthy Schools Day 2019 focuses on actions to protect children from health effects of diesel school bus emissions

Published Sun, 31 Mar 2019 14:51:55 EST Read More

When: Healthy Schools Day is April 4th. What: Healthy Schools Day is an annual nation-wide campaign that promotes action for healthier learning environments for kids. This year’s campaign asks ‘Does your school get an ‘A’ for action on diesel emissions and children’s health?’ and promotes 4 actions to reduce exposures and protect kids. More at: ...... Click here to read this release



Last 60 Days

As Ontario 50 Million Tree Program approaches the halfway mark, the economic benefits are reported

Published Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:16:26 EST Read More

(March 20, 2019, Queen's Park) Today, Forests Ontario released The Economic Value of Tree Planting in Southern Ontario, a new report by Guelph-based consulting firm Green Analytics. Committed to re-greening Ontario through tree planting, education and awareness efforts, Forests Ontario is the not-for-profit charity that delivers the Government of Ontario’s 50 Million Tree Program (50MTP)...... Click here to read this release



Forests Ontario to release economic value of tree planting report to Ontario Legislature

Published Fri, 15 Mar 2019 13:33:33 EST Read More

What: Forests Ontario will release a report at Queen’s Park outlining the economic value tree planting brings to Southern Ontario. The report focuses on the positive impacts of tree planting, including employment, economic benefits, and quantifying all the additional services our forests provide. When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 9:00am Who: - Rob Keen, CEO, Forests ...... Click here to read this release



New Coalition says East-West route to Ring of Fire needed now

Published Tue, 5 Mar 2019 11:39:30 EST Read More

(Toronto, March 5, 2019) - The East-West Ring of Fire Road Coalition (EWRFC) is a new organization at the world’s largest mining conference, the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada conference (#PDAC2019) advocating for an “East - West road” to access the Ring of F...... Click here to read this release



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