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Greenpeace

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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lionsroar.com

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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Photo by Mary Anne Andrei/Bold Nebraska

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

Join Adria Vasil for all new monthly podcasts! more

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

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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

American Apparel

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

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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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350.org

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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Darryl Richardson

Canadians are being asked to close their TD bank accounts after authorities stateside give pipeline opponents December 5 deadline to clear out more

Nov 30, 2016 10:20 AM Ecoholic 2 Comments

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350.org

The feds may be setting themselves up for the kind of opposition the Dakota Access Pipeline is facing stateside near Standing Rock with approval of Kinder Morgan project more

Nov 23, 2016 2:21 PM Ecoholic 1 Comments

Climate activists agree U.S. election is a "fucking disaster" for the planet, but what will it mean for Canada's environment? more

Nov 17, 2016 5:47 PM Ecoholic 2 Comments

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Lance lee/GreenPeace

We have 400 per cent more clothing a year than we had in our closets back in 1980, and companies are churning out a dozen “seasons’” worth of clothing trends a year. more

Nov 9, 2016 5:24 PM Ecoholic 1 Comments

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SumOfUs.org

Company's corporate affairs manager writes in response to NOW article that "child labour in our cocoa supply chain is a complex issue" more

Nov 9, 2016 4:26 PM News

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Vamoosing moose and rampaging feral pigs: eight numbers you need to know from the Environmental Commissioner's latest on the biodiversity crisis in Ontario more

Nov 1, 2016 11:01 AM Ecoholic

The company's cocoa plantations in Ivory Coast have been implicated in child slavery allegations, says SumOfUs.org more

Oct 28, 2016 10:12 AM Ecoholic 9 Comments

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