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Health Canada rejects bid for an independent review of Roundup

There is something wrong with Canada’s regulation of pesticides. A year and a half ago Friends of the Earth filed what’s called a Notice of Objection questioning Health Canada decision ... Read More

Will the Canada Pension Plan and your retirement be hit by climate chaos? Or thrive by adapting its investment plan?

Will the Canada Pension Plan and your retirement be hit by climate chaos?  Or thrive by adapting its investment plan? We don’t have years to think about acting on climate change. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report makes it clear we need action now! Even the US government ... Read More

Call for an immediate ban on imidicloprid

Call for an immediate ban on imidicloprid So I know we celebrated when PMRA announced its proposed decision to ban two neonics earlier this month.  But we said at the time there’s more work to do.  It’s ... Read More

Media Releases

Crisis of Confidence in Canada’s Pesticide Police

Crisis of Confidence in Canada’s Pesticide Police Note: you can read the French version of this release here. Need for urgent action by Minster of Health is key message to Parliamentarians (Ottawa) January 30, 2019 – Today, ... Read More

Canada’s Minister of Health challenged to uphold independent science and ethical standards

Minister asked to hold independent, transparent review of Canada’s most heavily used pesticide: glyphosate Media release: December 18, 2018 Environmental & health groups and individuals have sent an Open Letter ... Read More

Will the Canada Pension Plan be hit by climate chaos? Or thrive by adapting its investment plans?

Toronto, Nov. 28, 2018: “The CPP Investment Board is currently misleading Canadians. It is not taking climate risk seriously. It must take immediate action and stop investing in fossil fuels” ... Read More

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