Press Releases

Environmental groups taking Minister to court again for failing to charge VW for polluting

Jul 24, 2019

Toronto July 24 – Ecojustice, on behalf of Environmental Defence staff, has launched a case seeking to hold Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna accountable for failing to transparently … Read more.

Conservation groups launch new case challenging Trans Mountain Pipeline

Jul 8, 2019

VANCOUVER – Ecojustice is going back to court on behalf of Living Oceans Society and Raincoast Conservation Foundation to challenge the federal government’s re-approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. … Read more.

Ontario Court of Appeal hands Doug Ford another “L” on climate change

Jun 28, 2019

Toronto, June 28, 2019 – In a judgement handed down today, the Ontario Court of Appeal confirmed the federal government has the power to step in when the province fails … Read more.

Statement: Bill C-69 clears final hurdle, becomes law

Jun 21, 2019

Ottawa, June 21, 2019 – Last night, Bill C-69 cleared its final hurdle when it passed the in Senate, and it will now become law. The new Impact Assessment Act … Read more.

Trans Mountain approval wrong choice for endangered killer whales and climate

Jun 18, 2019

VANCOUVER – The federal government’s decision to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline project is the wrong choice for endangered killer whales and for the climate emergency. The project will not … Read more.

Statement: Modernized Fisheries Act gives new protections to marine ecosystems

Jun 17, 2019

Ottawa June 17,  2019 – Ecojustice welcomes the passing of Bill C-68 as a progressive step in putting ecosystem protection at the heart of fisheries legislation. The Fisheries Act is … Read more.

Statement: Bill C-69 passes in the House

Jun 14, 2019

Ottawa, June 13, 2019 – When House of Commons passed the Senate’s proposed amendments to Bill C-69, the federal government took an important step toward making good on its once-in-a-generation commitment … Read more.

STATEMENT: Federal government takes action to fix the plastics crisis

Jun 10, 2019

TORONTO, 10 June 2019 – The federal government announced today their plans to tackle the damage caused to Canada’s ecosystems by plastic. A year ago, on behalf of 10 environmental … Read more.

Treat plastic as a toxic substance, environmental lawyers urge federal government

Jun 6, 2019

HALIFAX, 6 June 2019 – More than 20 environmental lawyers signed a letter today urging the federal government to treat plastic waste as a toxic substance under the Canadian Environmental … Read more.

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Catharine Tunnacliffe
1-800-926-7744 ext. 277
ctunnacliffe@ecojustice.ca

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