Press Releases

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.

Shubenacadie River water protectors at controversial Alton Gas project to appear in court

Mar 11, 2019

Ecojustice defends Dale Poulette and Rachael Greenland-Smith against injunction on March 12. HALIFAX, March 11, 2019 – Two individuals from the Treaty Camp at a proposed Alton Gas site will … Read more.

Groups go to court to protect the Gulf of St. Lawrence

Feb 25, 2019

ST.JOHN’S, Feb. 25, 2019 – The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) will have to answer in court today for its extension of an offshore drilling licence held by … Read more.

Cabinet must reject NEB recommendation, shut door on Trans Mountain project: Ecojustice

Feb 22, 2019

VANCOUVER – The National Energy Board (NEB) recommended today that Cabinet approve the Trans Mountain pipeline project, following a review of the project’s marine shipping impacts. Ecojustice lawyer Dyna Tuytel … Read more.

B.C. budget: New laws needed to balance B.C’s carbon budget, Ecojustice says

Feb 19, 2019

VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia released the province’s 2019 budget today, committing nearly $1 billion in funding for its CleanBC climate strategy. Alan Andrews, Ecojustice’s climate change program … Read more.

Carbon price essential for fair and effective national climate plan, Regina court hears

Feb 14, 2019

REGINA — Ecojustice lawyers, representing the David Suzuki Foundation, argued in court today that the risks of climate change, and our ability to respond to counter it effectively, requires a national … Read more.

Species at risk habitat shouldn’t be open for business

Feb 14, 2019

Ontario review of Endangered Species Act could put vulnerable species at even greater risk TORONTO — The Government of Ontario’s review of the 2007 Endangered Species Act could put the … Read more.

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