Press Releases

Senate committee threatens to undermine C-69

May 10, 2019

OTTAWA, 10 May 2019 – Members of the Senate committee reviewing Bill C-69 have unleashed a tsunami of 240 amendments that threaten to destroy the integrity of the bill, say … Read more.

Environmental groups demand feds act to save the critically endangered Spotted Owl

May 8, 2019

Vancouver – May 8, 2019. Today, Ecojustice demanded action for the endangered Spotted Owl in British Columbia, after decades of mismanagement by the provincial government. On behalf of the Wilderness … Read more.

Court confirms Canada’s ability to tackle national climate “emergency”

May 3, 2019

REGINA – The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal ruled today that the federal government has the power to take national action to tackle climate change. The decision upholds the federal government’s … Read more.

STATEMENT: Proposed regulations for C-69 a “major misstep”, says Ecojustice

May 1, 2019

OTTAWA, May 1,  2019 – Ecojustice called regulations proposed today for the  new impact assessment system a major misstep by the federal government that will impede Canada’s ability to fight … Read more.

Calling wipes “flushable” is false and misleading, say environmental groups

May 1, 2019

OTTAWA, May 1, 2019 – Today, Friends of the Earth Canada, represented by Ecojustice, filed an application seeking an investigation by the Competition Bureau into false and misleading claims made … Read more.

Indian Head Hatchery expansion unlawful, say groups

Apr 23, 2019

ST JOHN’S, 23 April 2019 – Ecojustice, acting on behalf grassroots groups and individuals concerned about the health of wild Atlantic salmon stocks, has filed a lawsuit to ensure the … Read more.

Climate change is emergency that needs national response, group argues in Ontario reference case

Apr 16, 2019

TORONTO, 16 April 2019 — Ecojustice lawyers representing the David Suzuki Foundation are in court this week to argue that the risks of climate change and our ability to counter … Read more.

Statement: Court declines to hear merits of neonicotinoid pesticide case

Apr 11, 2019

TORONTO, 11 April 2019 – Environmental groups expressed their disappointment at the Federal Court’s April 5, 2019 decision to dismiss a case challenging a decades-long history of conditional registrations of … Read more.

Ontario government in court over failure to consult when scrapping cap and trade

Apr 1, 2019

2018 election was no substitute for following the law, say Ecojustice and Greenpeace Canada TORONTO, April 1, 2019 — Premier Doug Ford’s decision to scrap the province’s cap-and-trade program without public consultation … Read more.

Media Contacts


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

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