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Flushable wipes are NOT flushable

Flushable wipes are NOT flushable I started research for this new campaign by looking at plastic pollution in our waterways. Especially in spring, I’m sure you see what I do – a huge assortment of ... Read More

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

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Massive Mobilisation of the International Civil Society on the Global Anti-Chevron Day

Massive Mobilisation of the International Civil Society on the Global Anti-Chevron Day Amsterdam/Geneva/Quito – May 21st 2019 268 organisations, networks, social movements and trade unions from different continents, representing more than 280 millions of persons, are mobilised to denounce the Chevron’s impunity ... Read More

Environmental groups say “flushable” wipe based on false and misleading claims

Environmental groups say “flushable” wipe based on false and misleading claims Competition Bureau Canada asked to investigate and levy $230 million in fines against wipes manufacturers OTTAWA, May 1, 2019 – Today, Friends of the Earth Canada, represented by Ecojustice, filed ... Read More

Environmental groups, beekeepers give Canada’s pesticide regulator a failing grade on neonics

Groups declare today’s risk assessment incomplete and out-of-step with leading jurisdictions, call on government to proceed with proposed ban without further delay OTTAWA – Environmental groups and beekeepers disagree with the ... Read More

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