Ecojustice research has revealed that in Northern Alberta, oilsands operators emit toxins that end up in the Athabasca River, contaminating a waterway that’s home to more than half of the province’s fish species.
This article examines whether a landowner may be in breach of the terms of their mortgage by entering into a standard oil and gas surface lease without notification to and consent of the lender.
In light of the federal government’s announcement that it intends to amend the Species at Risk Act (SARA) to make it more “effective,” Ecojustice took a closer look at Canada’s endangered species legislation to evaluate the strength of existing laws and how well they are working.
Health, Prosperity and Sustainability: The Case for Green Infrastructure in Ontario" is co-authored by the Green Infrastructure Ontario Coalition and Ecojustice. The report, released in March 2012, draws on input from diverse stakeholders and existing research to present a strong case for improved policies and investments to support green infrastructure in the province.
The findings of a two-year study that investigated the extent to which new legislation, policy and stronger legal standards are serving to protect and restore wetlands in ontario’s greenbelt.
Getting Tough On Environmental Crime is the first comprehensive Ecojustice report to evaluate the federal government’s record on the enforcement of its own environmental laws. Looking back over the past decade, it gives an overview of enforcement trends based on publicly accessible information and statistics.
More than a decade after deadly gaps in drinking water management killed seven people in Walkerton, Ont., Ecojustice has released Waterproof 3, our third drinking water report card, which concludes that the federal government is still failing to ensure all Canadians have reliable access to safe, clean water.
Ecojustice and CELA have co-authored a new report on SLAPPs to help protect the public's right to express their concerns on important issues.
Ecojustice staff with the uOttawa-Ecojustice clinic have made submissions for the BAPE (Bureau d’audience public sur l’environnement) hearings on shale gas development.
A new report co-authored by Ecojustice, reveals that despite being one of the last refuges for transboundary species like the grizzly bear, wolverine and lynx, B.C.’s laws are inadequate to safeguard these animals.
A national status brief on the state of Canada's drinking water 10 years after Walkerton
Our 2010 report highlighting the need for mineral tenure reform in British Columbia.
Ecojustice and coalition partners Pour que le Québec ait meilleure mine! release needed reforms to Quebec's Mining Act to balance the rights of individuals, communities, First Nations and the mining industry
This Green Budget Coalition report brings together 21 of Canada's leading environmental and conservation organizations to offer the federal government some strategic budgetary and fiscal actions thay can take in 2010.
Ecojustice calls on BC's mayors to recognize residents' rights to a healthy environment.
Le but de cette étude est de proposer au gouvernement québécois de réformer en profondeur l’actuelle Loi sur les mines.
Share the Water calls for an update to Alberta's century-old water system to ensure communities don't run dry
Tens of billions of litres of untreated sewage are entering Ontario's waterways because of outdated infrastructure and poor oversight by the provincial government.
A failing report card for Ontario's endangered species habitat protection from SOS (Save Ontario Species), a collaboration among CPAWS-Wildlands League, the David Suzuki Foundation, Ecojustice, ForestEthics and Ontario Nature.
Report highlights the inadequate implementation of Canada's Species At Risk Act [April 2009]