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Making Sense of the Proposed Canadian Environmental Bill of Rights

Making Sense of the Proposed Canadian Environmental Bill of Rights

Exciting news coming out of Ottawa: An Environmental Bill of Rights is on the table.

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Defending Ontario’s Endangered Species Act and the species it protects

Defending Ontario’s Endangered Species Act and the species it protects

Find out what's new in a lawsuit challenging the Ontario government's weakening of the Endangered Species Act. Ecojustice lawyer Lara Tessaro shares what the government wants to prevent the court from hearing.

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Clean water - for all Canadians

Clean water - for all Canadians

Access to clean water is one of our most basic human needs. That's why we need to do a better job of protecting Canada's freshwater resources.

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Injustice continues in Sarnia’s Chemical Valley

Injustice continues in Sarnia’s Chemical Valley

Ontario Ministry of Environment drops investigation into 2013 chemical leak.

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#R2HE: The next big thing.

#R2HE: The next big thing.

Ecojustice executive director Devon Page on how we can revolutionize the way we protect people and the places we love.

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Cross-examinations continue in Chemical Valley Charter Challenge

Cross-examinations continue in Chemical Valley Charter Challenge

Posted by Kaitlyn Mitchell and Margot Venton at Sep 25, 2014 06:00 AM |

Find out what's new in the case to protect Ron Plain and Ada Lockridge from industrial air pollution in Chemical Valley, located in Sarnia, Ontario.

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Monitor what Canada's politicians are saying about the environment and natural resources

Monitor what Canada's politicians are saying about the environment and natural resources

Posted by Will Amos at Sep 22, 2014 06:00 AM |

Use EnviroHansard to search parliamentary debates about the environment by date, Member of Parliament, text content or category.

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We’re going to court to tackle the world’s dirtiest fossil fuel

We’re going to court to tackle the world’s dirtiest fossil fuel

Posted by Kimberly Shearon at Sep 21, 2014 09:00 AM |

Ecojustice lawyers help community groups, local residents launch Federal Court challenge over coal transport

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Don’t shortchange environmental protections for Rouge River Valley

Don’t shortchange environmental protections for Rouge River Valley

Posted by John Swaigen at Sep 13, 2014 06:00 AM |

Proposed federal legislation for the Rouge National Urban Park would weaken environmental protection in the Rouge River Valley.

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A modest proposal: Let's invest in Canada's national species law

A modest proposal: Let's invest in Canada's national species law

Posted by Kimberly Shearon at Sep 11, 2014 06:00 AM |

The Species at Risk Act is strong on paper, but needs increased funding to be effective on the ground

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Abandoning Arctic offshore drilling safety requirement will put species and habitat at risk

Abandoning Arctic offshore drilling safety requirement will put species and habitat at risk

Chevron and Imperial Oil have asked the National Energy Board to remove a long-standing safety requirement that protects the Arctic and its species from a catastrophic oil spill.

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Sewage treatment debate causes a stink

Sewage treatment debate causes a stink

Posted by Kimberly Shearon at Aug 13, 2014 06:00 AM |
Filed under: Margot Venton, B.C., Sewage

Bottom line: Any way you look at it, dumping untreated sewage into the Pacific Ocean is unacceptable.

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Are you ready for what's next?

Are you ready for what's next?

Posted by Kimberly Shearon at Aug 06, 2014 04:00 AM |

We see a future where climate change is solved, and the air we breathe and the water we drink is clear and clean. This fall we’re starting an important conversation about what how we make that future now.

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A walk of healing

A walk of healing

Posted by Megan Bradfield at Aug 06, 2014 01:05 AM |
Filed under: Oil and gas

Join our own Jocelyn Anderson as she reflects on her experience at the Tar Sands Healing Walk.

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Is 10 years too long to wait for an investigative report on mercury pollution?

Is 10 years too long to wait for an investigative report on mercury pollution?

Posted by Albert Koehl at Jul 25, 2014 09:23 AM |

Albert Koehl explains how political interference at the Commission for Environmental Cooperation is undermining your ability to protect yourself from mercury pollution.

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Big court win for Taku River watershed and First Nations rights in B.C.

Big court win for Taku River watershed and First Nations rights in B.C.

Posted by Kimberly Shearon at Jul 24, 2014 07:00 AM |
Filed under: Taku, Randy Christensen

B.C. Supreme ruling deals major blow to proposed Tulsequah Chief Mine.

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How Lake Ontario Waterkeeper is protecting Toronto's water from sewage pollution

How Lake Ontario Waterkeeper is protecting Toronto's water from sewage pollution

Guest post: Mark Mattson wants Torontonians to know when sewage pollutes Lake Ontario. Find out how they want to address the sewage-pollution problem.

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 The fish are fine, Kinder Morgan says

The fish are fine, Kinder Morgan says

‘Harm to marine fish populations seems to be the exception, rather than the rule, following marine oil spills,’ company says.

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OPINION - A tale of two pipelines

OPINION - A tale of two pipelines

A weak regulatory process is turning hearings in the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion into a lose-lose-lose situation for everyone involved.

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This Canada Day spread the word that environmental laws matter

This Canada Day spread the word that environmental laws matter

While countries around the world are strengthening their environmental laws and recognizing environmental rights, Canadians are having to fight harder than ever for their right to breathe clean air and to be protected from harmful industrial activities.

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