Press Releases

Groups going to court to stop continued use of dangerous pesticide

Jun 14, 2021

Chlorpyrifos should be banned immediately  OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – Ecojustice, on behalf of Safe Food Matters and Prevent Cancer Now, has launched a judicial review … Read more.

STATEMENT: Feds sound death knell for thermal coal, Ecojustice reacts

Jun 11, 2021

Ecojustice welcomes the announcements made today by federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson that effectively signal the end of thermal coal mining in Canada. Wilkinson confirmed that … Read more.

Environmental organizations urge swift passage of amended climate bill through Parliament

Jun 10, 2021

OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – Environmental organizations Climate Action Network-Réseau Action Climat (CAN-Rac), Ecojustice, Équiterre, David Suzuki Foundation (DSF) and West Coast Environmental Law Association (WCELA) … Read more.

Flawed environmental assessment of offshore drilling faces scrutiny in Federal Court

May 25, 2021

Environmental groups head to court to fight blanket exemption for exploratory drilling ST JOHN’S, N.L./TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE BEOTHUK AND MI’KMAQ – Ecojustice will be in court today to challenge … Read more.

Groups demand New Brunswick government take action to protect vulnerable species

May 20, 2021

Indigenous and environmental groups criticize government’s neglect of provincial Species at Risk Act FREDERICTON/ THE TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE WABANAKI PEOPLES – In a demand letter sent to Minister of Natural … Read more.

B.C. gets failing grades on biodiversity targets two days before International Day for Biological Diversity

May 20, 2021

Report card comes a decade after international governments committed to global biodiversity targets  VANCOUVER / UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh AND səlilwətaɬ TERRITORIES — If it continues on its current trajectory, the … Read more.

Ecojustice in court to fight Coalspur Mines’ attempt to expand Vista thermal coal mine without federal impact assessment

May 19, 2021

CALGARY/TERRITORIES OF THE BLACKFOOT AND PEOPLES OF TREATIES 6 AND 7, HOME TO MÉTIS NATION OF ALBERTA, REGION III – Ecojustice is in court today and tomorrow on behalf of … Read more.

Alberta public inquiry allowed to proceed, decision sets concerning precedent

May 14, 2021

Premier Jason Kenney’s controversial and beleaguered public inquiry into “anti-Alberta” activities allowed to proceed CALGARY/TERRITORIES OF THE BLACKFOOT AND PEOPLES OF TREATY 7, HOME TO MÉTIS NATION OF ALBERTA, REGION … Read more.

Environmental groups request federal impact assessment for Goldboro LNG

May 13, 2021

Proposed liquefied natural gas facility in Nova Scotia raises both legal and environmental concerns HALIFAX/ TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE MI’KMAQ PEOPLE – Eight prominent environmental groups from across the country … Read more.

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

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