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Gord Miller
The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario is the province's independent environmental watchdog. Appointed by the Legislative Assembly, the ECO is tasked with monitoring and reporting on compliance with the Environmental Bill of Rights, and the government's success in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and in achieving greater energy conservation in Ontario.

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This year, the Environmental Bill of Rights is turning 20!

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Smart from Sunrise to Sunset


The ECO released a primer on Ontario's evolving electricity grid.
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Environmental Commissioner Boosts Energy Literacy

- 2014-10-15

Smart from Sunrise to Sunset will help the public and decision makers understand how the Smart Grid will change how they think about electricity.

A look at the science on neonicotinoids

- 2014-10-14

The Ontario government needs to develop an effective plan on neonicotinoids. We cannot ignore the problem and accept the risk of an ecological catastrophe.

2013/14 Annual Report: Managing New Challenges

- 2014-10-07

Today the ECO released his 2013/14 Annual Report: Managing New Challenges. Topics covered include: Bees and Neonicotinoids Sustainable Farming Logging in Algonquin Park Ministry of the Environment’s Enforcement of …

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Looking for Leadership


The Environmental Bill of Rights at 20:
Your Environment, Your Rights

Looking for Leadership:
The Costs of Climate Inaction
2014 Climate Change Progress Report

Managing New Challenges
2013/14 Annual Report

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Inaction Threatens Health at Aamjiwnaang First Nation

Commit to End Logging in Algonquin Provincial Park

Commissioner Questions Growth Plan’s Effectiveness

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