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Photos: Environmental Commissioner of Ontario visits Fletcher Wildlife Garden

Photos: Environmental Commissioner of Ontario visits Fletcher Wildlife Garden On the afternoon of May 8th, 2017, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Dianne Saxe, visited Ottawa’s Fletcher Wildlife Garden, where we accompanied her and the Fletcher staff on a tour of the surrounding ... Read More

Looking for “friends” on Earth Day #47

Looking for “friends” on Earth Day #47 This Earth Day (April 22), I’m looking for friends – friends of the Earth, that is – who share my passion to save the bees. Here’s why… Back during the ... Read More

Help Save the Bees – the Wild, Native Bees Need You

Help Save the Bees – the Wild, Native Bees Need You You want to help save the bees? Guess who is waiting for you in your garden – and it’s not me, Bea! You might have leaf-cutters, mining bees, bumblebees or sweat ... Read More

Media Releases

On the defeat of Bill C-291 Mandatory Labelling of GM Foods

On the defeat of Bill C-291 Mandatory Labelling of GM Foods Statement by Friends of the Earth Canada CEO, Beatrice Olivastri: An impressive majority of Canadians say they want mandatory labelling of genetically modified food (88% according to an Ipsos Reid ... Read More

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

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