PEI seed supplier denies wildflower mix used in Honey Nut Cheerios PR campaign promotes the growth of invasive species more

Mar 27, 2017 10:56 AM Ecoholic 1 Comments

Research around atrazine has found endocrine-disrupting properties connected to hermaphrodite frogs, feminized fish and low sperm counts in humans living in agricultural areas more

Mar 19, 2017 8:48 AM Ecoholic 9 Comments

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Sam Rabinovici

Efforts are afoot to put divestment motions on the floor at teachers union meetings this weekend as OTPP continues to pour a hefty $24.8 billion of its $170 billion in total retirement holdings into dirty oil, coal and natural gas projects more

Mar 11, 2017 11:20 AM Ecoholic 3 Comments

New study by the Environmental Working Group in the U.S. found that a third of grease-repelling takeout wrappers and boxes from 27 fast-food chains contained PFCs more

Mar 6, 2017 7:35 AM Ecoholic

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Golfers spend more time exposed to harmful pesticides than the average person.

Environmental filmmaker Andrew Nisker's new documentary Dad and the Dandelions explores the connection between golf and cancer on CBC's The Nature of Things more

Mar 4, 2017 10:35 AM Ecoholic 1 Comments

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Adria Vasil

The future for plug-ins and concept cars is here, but just as curiosity is starting to translate into sales in Canada, car and truck brands stateside want the EPA to roll back Obama-era emissions standards more

Feb 28, 2017 11:28 AM Ecoholic 7 Comments

Conservative think-tank Fraser Institute says the province's carbon tax plan is failing to live up to claims it's revenue neutral; enviros say they’re missing the point more

Feb 23, 2017 9:43 AM Ecoholic

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Fear not, friends, battle-hardened activists north of the 49th picked up some valuable lessons from fighting our press-hating, government-scientist-muzzling former prime minister more

Feb 13, 2017 11:05 AM Ecoholic 5 Comments

With Donald Trump calling for the renegotiation of NAFTA, the Council of Canadians says water is vulnerable to potential trade demands more

Feb 6, 2017 11:05 AM Ecoholic

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In these increasingly polarized times, Zen types are pushing back against the presumption that places like Buddhist temples, yoga studios and mindfulness centres should be apolitical more

Feb 5, 2017 7:51 PM Ecoholic 2 Comments

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Outraged environmentalists and Indigenous groups vow to fight both pipelines in the courts and on the streets more

Jan 24, 2017 4:36 PM Ecoholic 1 Comments

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Jan 20, 2017 12:04 PM NOW in the media


Michael Watier

As Wynne's approval ratings hit an all-time low, Conservative critics are now beating the drum against cap and trade, but the costs of doing nothing on climate change will be much higher more

Jan 19, 2017 2:13 PM Ecoholic

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Enzo DiMatteo

A ravenous glee has greeted news of the raunchy retailer’s demise, but is $26 really too much to pay for a sweatshop-free cotton T-shirt woven, dyed, cut and sewn by decently paid workers? more

Jan 17, 2017 10:21 PM Ecoholic

Halfway through council's term, the Toronto Environmental Alliance’s latest progress report digs up some damning decisions on everything from climate action to waste management more

Dec 21, 2016 2:12 PM Ecoholic 2 Comments


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Real trees are more environmentally-friendly than plastic in the long run, but they may also be sprayed with soon-to-be-banned pesticides that are harming bees more

Dec 19, 2016 9:00 AM Ecoholic

Despite Liberal government promises to end "political harassment," environmental groups are still feeling the scare of Harper-era audits more

Dec 13, 2016 5:06 PM Ecoholic 1 Comments

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Amnesty International

New Amnesty International report slams Nestle, Unilever, Kellogg, Procter & Gamble and Colgate for use of child labour on “sustainable” palm oil plantations more

Dec 6, 2016 5:42 PM Ecoholic

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The feds ban triclosan (not really), Trudeau urged to ditch $3 billion in oil and gas subsidies and ExxonMobil's "irreversible decline" more

Dec 1, 2016 2:08 PM Ecoholic

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