Press Releases

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.

Statement: Ecojustice supports deferral of Northern Pulp decision to 2020

Mar 29, 2019

HALIFAX, 29 March, 2019 – The Environment Minister of Nova Scotia, Margaret Miller, announced today that she would require Northern Pulp to prepare and submit a focus report before she … Read more.

Statement: B.C. must account for LNG footprint in new climate laws

Mar 26, 2019

VANCOUVER – The provincial government tabled new legislation yesterday that would offer incentives for companies to build the LNG Canada terminal in Kitimat, B.C. Alan Andrews, Ecojustice’s climate change program … Read more.

B.C. has right to protect communities from toxic spills, Ecojustice tells court

Mar 18, 2019

VANCOUVER – A hearing on whether the Government of British Columbia can update its laws to better protect against spills of toxic substances such as diluted bitumen got underway today. … Read more.

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

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