Press Releases

Ecojustice: Environment minister in conflict of interest, must step away from Northern Pulp assessment

Feb 13, 2019

HALIFAX – The province’s Minister of Environment has a conflict of interest in relation to Northern Pulp’s proposed effluent treatment facility and should step away from an environmental assessment of … Read more.

Federal Court strikes down policy on virus that threatens wild salmon, Ecojustice reacts

Feb 4, 2019

VANCOUVER – The Federal Court issued a decision today that strikes down the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans’ policy on piscine orthoreovirus, a virus that threatens wild salmon off the … Read more.

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority axes permit for Fraser-Surrey coal facility, Ecojustice reacts

Feb 1, 2019

VANCOUVER – The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has cancelled a permit for the Fraser Surrey Docks coal project, a proposed facility that would have seen millions of tonnes of American … Read more.

SCC decision on abandoned oil wells a victory for environment and public but problems remain, Ecojustice says

Jan 31, 2019

CALGARY – The Supreme Court of Canada ruled today that cleaning up abandoned oil and gas wells must come before the interests of creditors after a company has gone bankrupt. … Read more.

Doug Ford government loses attempt to quash cap and trade case

Jan 26, 2019

Greenpeace Canada and Ecojustice will see Ontario in court in April over government’s failure to consult the public after cancelling cap and trade TORONTO, 26 January 2019 — The Ford government’s … Read more.

First Nations, environmental groups launch lawsuit to protect at-risk boreal caribou

Jan 24, 2019

CALGARY — Ecojustice lawyers, acting on behalf of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, Mikisew Cree First Nation, Alberta Wilderness Association and David Suzuki Foundation, have filed a lawsuit against the … Read more.

MEDIA ADVISORY: MiningWatch Canada, Ecojustice available to comment on New Prosperity mine court case

Jan 14, 2019

VANCOUVER – Ecojustice lawyers will be appearing in the Federal Court of Appeal today on behalf of MiningWatch Canada, to intervene in a case that will determine the future of … Read more.

Glyphosate : Santé Canada n’établit pas d’examen indépendant concernant des données scientifiques manipulées utilisées dans le cadre de l’évaluation du controversé pesticide

Jan 11, 2019

OTTAWA — Santé Canada a annoncé aujourd’hui qu’elle n’allait pas prendre de mesures supplémentaires afin de répondre aux sérieuse préoccupations relatives à la crédibilité scientifique de sa décision de maintenir … Read more.

Health Canada will not investigate evidence of manipulated science in evaluation of the controversial pesticide, glyphosate

Jan 11, 2019

OTTAWA — Health Canada announced that it will not take further steps to address major concerns about the scientific credibility of its decision to maintain the registration of glyphosate for another … Read more.

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