EmPower Your Community

The Ontario government is taking great strides in reducing our GreenHouseGas (GHG) emissions, but it isn't enough - the reality is that our climate is in dire straits, and all of us need to pull some weight. Everyday Ontarians have a part to play, and Community Power...

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Introducing TREC’s new Managing Director

Good Bye Judith Lipp! After 8 years with TREC, our Executive Director Judith (Judy) Lipp is leaving at the end of this month. Judy began her tenure at TREC in April 2008, shortly after completing her PhD with Dalhousie University. Since relocating to Toronto from Nova...

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Have your say on Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights!

The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO) is the province’s environmental watchdog, reviewing and reporting on Ontario’s environmental performance. The current ECO, Dianne Saxe, began her term in December, 2015 and her appointment is focused “on serving the Ontario Legislature, improving the effectiveness of the Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993 (EBR), a legislative piece that allows Ontarians to participate in environmental-decision making, and catalyzing better environmental, energy and climate outcomes, for and with the people of Ontario.

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Alberta poised to phase out coal

Long holding the reputation of Canada’s fossil fuel capital, Alberta is finally taking action to reduce their emissions by phasing out electricity generation from coal-fired plants. Pollution attributed to coal factories has been linked to countless health effects, as...

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