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Bill C-46: What it means for pipelines, polluters and you

Bill C-46: What it means for pipelines, polluters and you

Posted by Kimberly Shearon at Dec 19, 2014 06:00 AM |

Proposed pipeline liability regime steps in the right direction, but leaves too much wiggle room for polluters.

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Want to make polluters pay? – opt for a carbon tax over cap & trade

Want to make polluters pay? – opt for a carbon tax over cap & trade

Posted by Kimberly Shearon at Dec 18, 2014 06:00 AM |

Why a national carbon tax could be a simple, transparent and effective way to address climate change.

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Environmental rights = human rights

Environmental rights = human rights

Posted by Kimberly Shearon at Dec 10, 2014 06:00 AM |

Today (December 10) is Human Rights Day. And at Ecojustice, we believe that environmental rights are human rights.

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Defending Ontario Wetlands and Lake Simcoe from housing developments

Defending Ontario Wetlands and Lake Simcoe from housing developments

Posted by Laura Bowman at Dec 08, 2014 08:00 AM |

Ecojustice lawyer Laura Bowman explains how she's helping the South Lake Simcoe Naturalists save important wetlands like the North Gwillimbury Forest.

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Cheers! Ontario takes action to limit water transfers within the Great Lakes Basin

Cheers! Ontario takes action to limit water transfers within the Great Lakes Basin

Posted by Anastasia Lintner at Dec 04, 2014 08:25 AM |

Learn why stricter requirements for taking water from the Great Lakes Basin will help "protect and restore the integrity" of this important resource.

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Groups weighing options after ruling on Darlington nuclear refurbishment

Groups weighing options after ruling on Darlington nuclear refurbishment

Posted by Kaitlyn Mitchell at Dec 03, 2014 09:50 AM |

Ecojustice lawyer Kaitlyn Mitchell explains the Federal Court's decision on the Darlington Nuclear Refurbishment. She also shares an update on the Darlington Nuclear New Build case.

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Reviewing Ontario’s proposal to reduce neonicotinoid pesticide use

Reviewing Ontario’s proposal to reduce neonicotinoid pesticide use

Ecojustice articling student Kristen Sivertz looks at Ontario's plan to restrict the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been identified as a key factor in the decline of bees.

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Alberta’s ever-growing inactive well problem

Alberta’s ever-growing inactive well problem

Posted by Kimberly Shearon at Nov 26, 2014 07:00 AM |

Not-so-fun fact: There are 80,000 inactive wells in Alberta, nearly half of which fail to meet regulatory standards

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Ecojustice supports fight for safe drinking water in Nova Scotia

Ecojustice supports fight for safe drinking water in Nova Scotia

Posted by Kaitlyn Mitchell at Nov 20, 2014 07:00 AM |

Lawyer Kaitlyn Mitchell reflects on a trip to Harrietsfield, Nova Scotia, where she's helping residents battle groundwater contamination from a construction and demolition recycling facility.

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Why we're standing up for Canada's right to a healthy environment

Why we're standing up for Canada's right to a healthy environment

The right to a healthy environment in Canada is a big idea whose time has finally come.

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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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