Environmental groups pleased Volkswagen prosecuted despite lack of appropriate fine Sustained legal campaign by Environmental Defence and Ecojustice crucial to prosecution For immediate release: January 24, 2020 Toronto, Ont. – … Read more.
OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada dismissed a reference case brought by the Government of British Columbia today, allowing a decision from the B.C. Court of Appeal to stand … Read more.
MONTREAL, January 16th, 2020 – The Mitchikanibikok Inik First Nation (Algonquin of Barrier Lake) is contesting Quebec’s Mining Act and is suing the Government of Quebec for failing to fulfil … Read more.
OTTAWA – Lawyers from Ecojustice appeared in the Supreme Court of Canada today, where they used a novel legal argument to argue that British Columbia has a right and a … Read more.
CALGARY – The federal government’s decision to allow a massive thermal coal project to go ahead without an environmental assessment highlights the rift between Canada’s “powering past coal” talk and … Read more.
“We are overjoyed that Premier McNeil, on behalf of the people of Nova Scotia, has stood by the promise to close Boat Harbour on January 31, 2020,” says Jill Graham-Scanlan, … Read more.
Pictou and Halifax – Ecojustice and Friends of the Northumberland Strait (FONS) are relieved and pleased that the Minister of Environment has not approved Northern Pulp’s proposed new effluent treatment … Read more.
CALGARY – A legal case concerning protection for boreal caribou habitat in northeastern Alberta has been adjourned, pending further discussions between the environmental groups and First Nations that brought the … Read more.
EDMONTON – Ecojustice lawyers, on behalf of their clients, are in court this week to intervene in Premier Jason Kenney’s attempt to thwart nationally-coordinated action on climate change. Ecojustice is … Read more.
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