Apps claiming to be more socially responsible than scandal-plagued Uber are popping up in Toronto. NOW's Ecoholic columnist asks whether we're being taken for a ride more

Jan 17, 2018 7:00 PM Ecoholic 1 Comments


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How a global “renaissance” for all things plasticky will spark a zero-waste revolution – and other environmental prognostications for the new year more

Jan 10, 2018 3:39 PM Ecoholic 1 Comments


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Recent studies suggest it is irresponsible to rule out the possibility after last week's "warning to humanity" from more than 15,000 climate change scientists more

Nov 22, 2017 3:34 PM News 24 Comments

One person that might give activists pause about Brown’s possible direction on the environment is his pro-tar sands chief of staff Alykhan Velshi more

Oct 24, 2017 3:11 PM News

Sponsored feature: presented by Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival (October 19-22, 2017) more

Oct 13, 2017 11:10 AM Movies & TV 1 Comments

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Sep 20, 2017 11:53 AM Life

Nature therapy is an under-emphasized aspect of modern psychiatry, but new studies suggest even mild increases in exposure to trees can result in lower levels of depression more

Aug 8, 2017 12:31 PM News

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Jun 15, 2017 1:40 PM What to Drink NOW

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Apr 18, 2017 3:41 PM Life

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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

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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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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

"I don’t ever want to be a Kraft cheese slice of music. Overly processed, preconceived to placate the masses, bland and as chemical as possible just so it can be bought." more

Nov 21, 2016 5:08 PM Features


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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

Government records reveal the most active takers of Ontario’s water. more

Sep 22, 2016 2:21 PM Ecoholic 5 Comments

What are we doing cutting down virgin trees, even "well-managed ones," to buy filtered Michigan tap water? more

Sep 15, 2016 6:21 PM Ecoholic 1 Comments


Jerry Rugg

Public murals help increase public awareness of environmental issues facing the Great Lakes more

Aug 3, 2016 5:58 PM News 3 Comments

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Klaire Gain.

"We are asking Barrick to feel compassion for us. We are not asking for the little money they will give us for land. We are begging for our well-being, for our life, for our right to breathe air and drink water like we used to." more

May 9, 2016 7:57 AM News

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Alan Lissner

Co-founder of campaign targeting Toronto-based Barrick Gold reflects on 10 years of taking on the world's most powerful gold mining company more

Apr 24, 2016 10:33 AM News

Ontario Power Generation eyes Great Lakes for underground nuclear waste dump more

Mar 9, 2016 7:11 PM News

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    Queen’s Park rally ­November 9 pushes for nuclear phase-out.