The Ecojustice Blog
When we look back on what we have achieved for environmental protection over the past 25 years, we know we are ready for the challenges that lay ahead.
Ecojustice lawyers, on behalf of Wildlands’ League and Ontario Nature, took the Ontario government to court for a regulation that guts our Endangered Species Act.
Rejection of Sydney tar ponds class action clear example of why we need laws that recognize and protect our right to a healthy environment.
We're calling for a public, transparent accountable regulatory system for contaminated soil.
Helpful tips for landowners when oil and gas companies want access to their private land.
U.S. tribes share deep knowledge, grave warnings in Kinder Morgan testimonies
Good news for the Arctic - A major oil company is abandoning its proposal to circumvent a longstanding safety requirement for Arctic drilling
The Province of Ontario is asking for your opinion on whether to protect bees and other pollinators from harmful chemical pesticides. Send a comment to show your support.
Almost two years after a Shell Canada refinery released a toxic soup of chemicals into the air around its refinery in Sarnia’s “Chemical Valley,” Ontario's Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has laid a charge against the company.
Meet two of the clients we're representing in our coal case, Christine and Paula.
Proposed pipeline liability regime steps in the right direction, but leaves too much wiggle room for polluters.
Why a national carbon tax could be a simple, transparent and effective way to address climate change.
Today (December 10) is Human Rights Day. And at Ecojustice, we believe that environmental rights are human rights.
Ecojustice lawyer Laura Bowman explains how she's helping the South Lake Simcoe Naturalists save important wetlands like the North Gwillimbury Forest.
Learn why stricter requirements for taking water from the Great Lakes Basin will help "protect and restore the integrity" of this important resource.
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.
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.
Not-so-fun fact: There are 80,000 inactive wells in Alberta, nearly half of which fail to meet regulatory standards
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.
The right to a healthy environment in Canada is a big idea whose time has finally come.