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Plastic pollution meets climate damage

When you’re talking to your candidate for the federal election, ask them what they’re doing to get to zero plastic waste. Every stage in the lifecycle of plastics is responsible ... Read More

The Climate Emergency Inspires an Ottawa student and entrepreneur

The Climate Emergency Inspires an Ottawa student and entrepreneur It was a phone call out of the blue. “Hi! I’m Jordan, and this was the summer that I changed my life.  I just knew it was time to do ... Read More

Friends of the Earth Canada national poll finds majority of Canadians do not trust Flushable Wipes manufacturers’ claims

June 3, 2019, Ottawa – As leaders from the Canadian wastewater management sector gather in Ottawa to discuss issues like plastics in water and the impacts and costs associated with ... Read More

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Canadians Say Politicians Need to Tackle Plastics Pollution

Canadians Say Politicians Need to Tackle Plastics Pollution October 1, 2019, Ottawa – Half way through the federal election, Friends of the Earth Canada has a message for Canadian politicians.  The electorate wants action to stop plastics pollution: ... Read More

International agency’s findings confirm serious concerns about Canada’s radioactive waste handling and radiation protection practices

(Montreal, Quebec, September 18, 2019)  The need for urgent reform of Canada’s approach to radioactive waste has just been confirmed by findings from the global authority on nuclear matters, the ... Read More

Environmental Groups Call for Seafood Industry Boycott of AquaBounty’s Salmon Eggs to Prevent Mix-Ups at Fish Farms

Caution needed to prevent accidental GM salmon production in ocean net-pens Thursday, September 12, 2019. Halifax. Ahead of the Canadian Seafood Show, September 25-26 in Montreal, Canadian and U.S. environmental ... Read More

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