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Slow Motion Neonic Ban – good ban / bad speed!

Slow Motion Neonic Ban – good ban / bad speed! Last November, Health Canada announced its intention to ban the use of Bayer’s imidacloprid, one of the world’s most widely used neonicotinoid pesticides.  We think this could be an important ... Read More

Thank you for helping to stop climate change denial at the CPP

Thank you for helping to stop climate change denial at the CPP We took a big step in a new direction in 2016 when we decided to redirect the Canada Pension Plan’s $300 billion fund away from climate change inducing investments. Winning ... Read More

Statement: Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change

Statement: Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change Ottawa, December 9th, 2016 The Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change announced today is an historic step in the fight to combat climate change. All Canadians should rejoice ... Read More

Media Releases

House of Commons committee to open hearings on neonic pesticide with industry-biased panel

House of Commons committee to open hearings on neonic pesticide with industry-biased panel For immediate release (update) March 6, 2017 Version française 11th-hour invitation to testify issued to coalition of NGOs pressing government to proceed with proposed phase-out to protect biodiversity and long-term food ... Read More

Clean Fuel – climate solution or environmental disaster?

Clean Fuel – climate solution or environmental disaster? Ottawa, February 24 – Friends of the Earth Canada is raising serious questions about the environmental implications of the proposed federal “Clean Fuel Standard”.  In a discussion paper the group ... Read More

Dozens of International Organizations and Networks Call for an End to State of Emergency and Militarization in Ecuador’s Southern Amazon

Dozens of International Organizations and Networks Call for an End to State of Emergency and Militarization in Ecuador’s Southern Amazon December 19, 2016 Today, nearly fifty international organizations and networks sent the following letter to Ecuadorian authorities urging an immediate end to the militarization and the State of Emergency that was declared in the southeastern Amazonian province of Morona ... Read More

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