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Celebrating 25 years of Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights

Published Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:37:48 EST Read More

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR). This law, unique in Canada, gives Ontarians the right to participate in environmentally significant decisions of the provincial government. Its tools provide the public with easier access to information about new laws and other proposals that affect...... Click here to read this release



The 25th Anniversary of Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights - Media Advisory/Interview Opportunity

Published Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:35:36 EST Read More

The Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR) is 25 years old on February 15, 2019. This law, unique in Canada, gives Ontarians the right to participate in environmentally significant decisions. Better environmental outcomes result when Ontarians know and use their environmental rights. Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontar...... Click here to read this release



Last 30 Days

Crisis of Confidence in Canada’s Pesticide Police

Published Wed, 30 Jan 2019 10:23:04 EST Read More

Need for urgent action by Minster of Health is key message to Parliamentarians (Ottawa) January 30, 2019 - Today, a team of environmental, health and legal experts are on Parliament Hill briefing Canadian Parliamentarians on why Canada needs an...... Click here to read this release



Last 60 Days

Second Harvest and Value Chain Management International release The Avoidable Crisis of Food Waste Report

Published Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:02:49 EST Read More

New research shows 58% of food produced in Canada is wasted Nearly 60 percent of food produced in Canada - amounting to 35.5 million metric tonnes - is lost and wasted annually. Of that, 32 percent - equalling 11.2 million metric tonnes of lost food - is avoidable and is edible food that could be redirected to support people in our communities. The total financial value of this potential...... Click here to read this release



Open for Exploitation

Published Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:24:49 EST Read More

By: Derek Connolly (President, North Durham Nature), Lois Gillette (President, Durham Region Field Naturalists), Steve LaForest (President, Pickering Naturalists) and Caroline Schultz (Executive Director, Ontario Nature) Residents of Durham Region and Ajax and the rest o...... Click here to read this release



Second Harvest and Value Chain Management International release ground-breaking research on the food waste crisis in Canada on January 17th in Toronto

Published Sat, 12 Jan 2019 16:03:49 EST Read More

• 58% of all food produced - 35.5M metric tonnes - is lost or wasted • Only 42% of all food produced in Canada ever makes it to market • 11.2M metric tonnes of lost food could be rescued, but isn’t Second Harvest, Canada’s largest food rescue organization, is releasing The Avoidable Crisis of Food Waste on January 17, 2019, in partnership with Value Chain Manage...... Click here to read this release



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