Press Releases

B.C. wildlife will suffer under province’s new direction

Jan 13, 2010

MEDIA RELEASE – Leading environmental groups, with the support of one of BC’s largest labour unions, are criticizing the province’s proposed changes to wildlife and hunting laws. [July 27, 2007]


Groups sue minister for failing to protect endangered fish

Jan 13, 2010

MEDIA RELEASE – Environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans for refusing to identify critical habitat – contrary to scientific advice – and, thus, gravely weakening the recovery strategy for the Nooksack dace, an endangered fish that lives in small streams in BC’s Fraser Valley, east of Vancouver. [August 23, 2007]


Appeal Court ruling muzzles opposition to Alberta oil and gas development

Jan 13, 2010

Owners of private property may be the only people who have the right to speak at public hearings into proposed oil and gas developments on public land [September 12, 2007]


Federal court halts Red Chris mine

Jan 13, 2010

Following a Federal Court decision on September 25, 2007, the future of the proposed Red Chris Mine – a huge acid-generating mine proposed for northwestern British Columbia – has been put in doubt. [October 5, 2007]


Mackenzie Gas Project hearings welcomed

Jan 13, 2010

MEDIA RELEASE National Energy Board hearings start today that will determine if construction of the Mackenzie Gas Project is in Canada’s public interest [January 25, 2006]


Municipal report unleashes green power to the people

Jan 13, 2010

Ecojustice report highlights extraordinary legal power of Canada’s towns and cities [May 24, 2007]


Cheers Erupt as Sumas 2 Project Officially Dead

Jan 13, 2010

Environmental groups are celebrating a decision by Sumas Energy 2 to not appeal the Federal Court of Appeal decision rejecting the company’s proposal to build a power line from across the American border into BC’s Fraser Valley [January 6, 2006]


Canada facing legal challenge for breaking federal global warming law

Jan 13, 2010

The Government of Canada is once again facing a legal challenge for failing to take action on global warming [September 20, 2007]


NEB rushes ahead with pipeline – despite legal challenge

Jan 13, 2010

Media Release – Friends of Rockwood Park continue to battle the controversial Emera Brunswick Pipeline Project [September 18, 2007]


Media Contacts


Emily Chan
1-800-926-7744 ext. 277
echan@ecojustice.ca