• The Environmental Registry: Use it or lose it!

    Now’s your first chance to affect Environmental Policy! Since GreenPeace launched a court challenge against the withdrawal of Cap and Trade, the government has decided to fulfill its legal responsibility to hold an on-line consultation through the Environmental Registry.  This is a process for environmental defense that is mandated by the Environmental Bill of Rights. We need to flood the registry with comments.  Just go to https://ero.ontario.ca/notice/013-3738.  There is a link to the bill itself, and a “Submit Comment” button You will be asked to register for an account using your e-mail and a password.  You’ll need to access your email and respond to the message and then change your…

  • This Budget has nothing for climate

    “This Budget has nothing for climate – nothing at all. It’s as if we’re not in a climate emergency.” – Elizabeth May, MP The Liberal government released its budget this week, outlining the government’s priorities for 2018. Where it’s putting your money – and where it’s not. Green Party members and supporters will recognize some of the government’s new budget initiatives such as increased funding for protected areas, pharmacare, and international development. These issues have been part of the Green Party platform for years and we are encouraged to see the Liberals are catching up. However, overall this budget fails to deliver in the best interests of Canadians on the…