Press Releases

New climate accountability bill triggers much-needed reboot of B.C. climate laws

Oct 31, 2019

VANCOUVER – The Government of British Columbia’s proposed Climate Accountability Amendment Act, tabled today, triggers a much-needed reboot of the province’s climate laws, Ecojustice climate director Alan Andrews says. If … Read more.

Ecojustice statement on B.C. UNDRIP legislation (Bill 41)

Oct 24, 2019

For immediate release: October 24, 2019   Vancouver – On Thursday, October 24, the B.C. government introduced legislation to create a process that will align provincial laws with the United … Read more.

Ecojustice statement on federal election 2019 results: New and re-elected MPs must collaborate to fight climate emergency

Oct 22, 2019

For immediate release: October 22, 2019 Ottawa — Canadians sent an important message to new and re-elected MPs in the 2019 federal election: it’s time to deliver rapid and meaningful … Read more.

Environmental groups go to court to defend Canadians’ rights to transparent investigation in the Volkswagen diesel scandal

Oct 21, 2019

OTTAWA, October 21, 2019 – Ecojustice is in court today on behalf of staff from Environmental Defence to demand that Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) proceed with an open … Read more.

Ecojustice responds to Ontario Divisional Court ruling on the 2018 cancellation of the province’s cap and trade program

Oct 11, 2019

TORONTO, October 11, 2019 – A suit brought by Greenpeace Canada, represented by Ecojustice, was dismissed by Ontario’s divisional court today. However, the majority of the court agreed that Premier … Read more.

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.

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