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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.

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.

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Seán O’Shea
1-800-926-7744 ext. 277
soshea@ecojustice.ca

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