Press Releases

Give the public more time to respond to Northern Pulp’s Focus Report, says Ecojustice

Oct 10, 2019

HALIFAX, 10 October 2019 — On behalf of the Friends of the Northumberland Strait, Ecojustice has asked Minister of Environment Gordon Wilson to give the public more time to review … Read more.

New PRV policy leaves wild salmon at risk

Oct 7, 2019

VANCOUVER – Fisheries and Oceans Canada released a new policy on piscine orthoreovirus (PRV) on Thursday, eight months after an Ecojustice victory in the Federal Court forced the department to … Read more.

Ecojustice, Sierra Club BC in court over environmental assessment exemption for unlawfully-built dams

Oct 3, 2019

VANCOUVER – Ecojustice and Sierra Club BC are in court this week to challenge the British Columbia government’s decision to exempt two Petronas Canada dams from environmental assessments — after … Read more.

Nova Scotia government must answer for years of inaction in court

Sep 23, 2019

Failure to follow the law has dire consequences for species-at-risk, environmental groups say HALIFAX, N.S., September 23, 2019 – The Nova Scotia government will have to answer for years of … Read more.

Kenney should expect legal action if commissioner fails to address flaws in ‘unlawful’ inquiry

Sep 18, 2019

CALGARY – Jason Kenney’s government could be at the receiving end of a court challenge if the commissioner in charge of a controversial public inquiry fails to address “fundamental issues … Read more.

Statement: Conservation groups respond to Federal Court of Appeal decision on Trans Mountain

Sep 4, 2019

VANCOUVER – The Federal Court of Appeal ruled today that it will not proceed with hearing a case Ecojustice brought on behalf of Raincoast Conservation Foundation and Living Oceans Society, … Read more.

Environmental groups welcome inquiry into labelling of “flushable” wipes

Aug 28, 2019

Competition Bureau will get to the bottom of whether flushability claims are misleading Toronto, August 28, 2019 – Responding to a campaign by Ecojustice, representing six individuals supported by Friends … Read more.

Jumbo Valley to stay wild

Aug 6, 2019

“Zombie” project cannot proceed after Court rules Minister’s decision must stand VANCOUVER, August 6, 2019 – Ecojustice is celebrating a win for Jumbo Valley, an area of B.C.’s Purcell mountains … Read more.

Pending approval of new oil sands mine cause for concern

Jul 26, 2019

Pembina Institute and Ecojustice react to Joint Review Panel recommendation to approve new oilsands mine CALGARY – Environmental law group Ecojustice and the Pembina Institute are concerned about the potential … Read more.

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