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Official Ombudsperson Announcement

Official Ombudsperson Announcement After 11 years of campaigning for greater corporate accountability, the CNCA is encouraged by the federal government’s creation of a human rights ombudsperson regarding the overseas operations of Canadian companies. ... Read More

How will your New Year’s Resolutions be good for the planet and your wallet?

How will your New Year’s Resolutions be good for the planet and your wallet? As the head of Friends of the Earth in Canada, Bea Olivastri, is often asked around this time of year about the most important things someone can do to help ... Read More

Taking the Next Step – Ask your financial planner how you can help Save the Bees while managing your assets!

Taking the Next Step – Ask your financial planner how you can help Save the Bees while managing your assets! What if you could make a difference to the fate of the bees while giving university students unique experience for their resumes? And what if you could do this tax-effectively ... Read More

Media Releases

Canada Creates Human Rights Watchdog For Overseas Operations of Canadian Companies

Canada Creates Human Rights Watchdog  For Overseas Operations of Canadian Companies OTTAWA, January 17, 2018 – Friends of the Earth is encouraged by the Government of Canada’s announcement today regarding the creation of a Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Business Enterprise. Canada’s ... Read More

PMRA Misses the Mark On Bee Protection

PMRA Misses the Mark On Bee Protection 19 December, 2017 (Ottawa) – Today, after five years of study, Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency has again failed to protect bees and pollinators.  Its re-evaluation report on two ... Read More

Canada is the 8th top backer of new coal plants around the world

Canada is the 8th top backer of new coal plants around the world December 11, 2017 (Ottawa) – Today, the German organization Urgewald released a report revealing Canada as the 8th largest investor in new coal globally.  They provide a list of the ... Read More

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