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Aug 9th, 2023
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Doug Ford’s plan to build new nuclear reactors at the Darlington and Bruce Nuclear Stations is a costly mistake since Ontario has many lower cost options to keep its lights on. According to a new report released by the Ontario Clean Air Alliance, the cost of electricity from a new nuclear reactor wou...
Aug 5th, 2023
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It’s happening! The electrification of vehicles is gaining momentum – something we can see first-hand out on the roads, in parking lots and maybe even in your own driveway. If you are considering or curious about how to make the switch to an electric vehicle (EV), then please drop by this coming week...
In Bill 23
Aug 5th, 2023
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Contrary to publicity trumpeting the Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan, Ontario does not have an Environment Plan. Without a clear vision, we are failing on the climate crisis, land use planning, and water security. Please read and support our petition at https://chng.it/62CZWMc9zk. Thanks for your co...
Aug 5th, 2023
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Hello everyone. Things are heating up on the gas front. Good job! Please see long list of events, news articles and more below. – How Ontario Cities Can Quit Gas – Thur. July 27, noon ET – Join local environmental organizations from across Ontario as we explore how municipalities can quit...
Jul 5th, 2023
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By Angela Bischoff, Directof of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance With summers getting hotter and hotter thanks to climate change, we think this is a great time to look at the most climate – and wallet – friendly way to cool your home. An air source heat pump (ASHP) can provide cooling more efficiently ...
Jul 5th, 2023
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By Angela Bischoff, Director of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance Come out and find out what you can do to help stop the expansion of the generating capacity of the polluting Portlands Gas Plant on the Toronto Waterfront. We are holding a public meeting at the Ralph Thornton Community Centre (and livest...
Jun 24th, 2023
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By Angela Bischoff, Director of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance Yesterday Toronto City Council passed a motion requesting “the Government of Canada to issue Clean Electricity Regulations that prohibit increasing the gas-fired generating capacity at the Portlands Energy Centre, effective immediately.” ...
Jun 14th, 2023
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By Angela Bischoff, Director, Ontario Clean Air Alliance On Dec. 23, 2022, Minister Smith directed the IESO to ensure municipal approval for new gas projects. On May 12, Toronto City Council passed a motion opposing any new or expanded fossil gas power generation in the city. On May 16th, the IESO an...
Jun 8th, 2023
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We already know the truth about RBC: the largest funder of fossil fuels in the world, a major investor in the Coastal Gas Link pipeline, all being hidden behind a slick greenwashing campaign that’s so egregious, even the Canadian government is investigating the bank over it. [1,2] RBC’s PR team...
Jun 8th, 2023
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By Dylan Penner Climate and Social Justice Campaigner The Council of Canadians You and I know that oil and gas CEOs have profited immensely for decades from activities that are fueling the climate crisis and polluting the land and water. Big Oil CEOs are using their influence to extract tax breaks an...