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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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Hear an interview with Ecoholic author and toxics crusader Adria Vasil

Hear an interview with Ecoholic author and toxics crusader Adria Vasil

Posted by Pierre Hamilton at Jul 01, 2014 12:00 AM |

Author and environmental columnist Adria Vasil wants to live in a Canada where you're better protected from toxic chemicals. Find out why she loves our work and discover how she's making a difference.

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New report supports request for review of neonicotinoid pesticides in Canada

New report supports request for review of neonicotinoid pesticides in Canada

Posted by Elaine MacDonald at Jun 25, 2014 09:50 AM |

A new report from the Task Force on Systemic Pesticides suggests that neonicotinoid pesticides are a key factor in the decline of bees and other pollinators.

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Weak laws and enforcement create perfect storm for lacking pipeline accountability

Weak laws and enforcement create perfect storm for lacking pipeline accountability

Regulators finally lay charges, but questions remain.

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We're challenging DFO's fishy practices

We're challenging DFO's fishy practices

Ecojustice lawyers in Federal Court this week in an effort to quash fish farm licences that put wild salmon at risk

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Kinder Morgan makes for strange bedfellows

Kinder Morgan makes for strange bedfellows

We disagree on many matters, but agree on one important thing: The review process needs more time.

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Sign up for a great learning experience University of Ottawa science students

Sign up for a great learning experience University of Ottawa science students

Posted by Melanie Cousineau at Jun 03, 2014 12:50 PM |
Filed under: Will Amos, Ottawa

Attention University of Ottawa science students. Now is your chance to develop the skills needed to succeed in the public and private sector. Learn how you can enroll in the Ecojustice Environmental Science and Law Clinic course (SCI4100).

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Anyone home?

Anyone home?

Alberta Energy Regulator still yet to prove willingness to enforce environmental laws

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U.S. Court win for endangered killer whales stands

U.S. Court win for endangered killer whales stands

At-risk whale species got some good news this month.

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