Press releases

All parties must work together to prioritize environmental action

Nov 23, 2021

OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – It is essential that all MPs demonstrate their commitment to tackling Canada’s interlocking environmental crises following the Speech from the Throne, … Read more.

Ecojustice intervenes in hearing for fish farm expansion in Nova Scotia

Nov 15, 2021

Kelly Cove Salmon has been operating unlawfully outside its lease boundaries for almost two decades  HALIFAX, N.S./ TRADTIONAL TERRITORY OF THE MI’KMAQ – This week the Nova Scotia Aquaculture Review Board (ARB) will hear arguments to determine … Read more.

Environmental groups enter legal fight over regulation of plastics pollution

Nov 12, 2021

Industry opposition to regulating plastics is out of step with science and public opinion OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – Environmental groups are jumping into the legal fray to support the … Read more.

STATEMENT: Canada commits to ending funding for foreign fossil fuel projects by end of 2022, Ecojustice reacts

Nov 4, 2021

Decision is critical step for Canada to truly become global climate leader, now the commitments must turn into action   GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – Ecojustice welcomes today’s announcement that Canada will end all foreign … Read more.

National organizations call for an end to thermal coal exports during COP26

Nov 2, 2021

For immediate release: November 2, 2021 CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICIANS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, COUNCIL OF CANADIANS, ECOJUSTICE, ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, KEEPERS OF THE WATER, LEADNOW, STAND.EARTH The groups are delivering petitions … Read more.

Environmental groups heading to court to protect endangered piping plover population at Ontario beach

Nov 1, 2021

Case challenges habitat protection provision under province’s Endangered Species Act   Toronto, Ont./ Traditional territories of several First Nations including the Williams Treaties First Nations, Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Chippewas, and the Mississaugas of … Read more.

Ecojustice responds to release of B.C. climate roadmap

Oct 25, 2021

VANCOUVER/UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (MUSQUEAM), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (SQUAMISH) AND səlilwətaɬ (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES  – The B.C. government has released its Roadmap to 2030 – an update to the “CleanBC” climate strategy – to chart the province’s path to reduced emissions.  Ecojustice climate program director, Alan Andrews, issued the … Read more.

Alberta government finally releases contentious public inquiry report, Ecojustice reacts

Oct 21, 2021

For immediate release: October 21, 2021 CALGARY/TERRITORIES OF THE BLACKFOOT AND PEOPLES OF TREATY 7, HOME TO MÉTIS NATION OF ALBERTA, REGION III – Ecojustice says the report on Jason Kenney’s controversial public inquiry into “anti-Alberta” … Read more.

Environmental organizations, scientist, back in court to keep open-net fish farms out of Discovery Islands

Oct 19, 2021

Phase-out decision was made after First Nations raised concerns about the impact of salmon farms on declining wild salmon stocks VANCOUVER/UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (MUSQUEAM), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (SQUAMISH) AND səlilwətaɬ (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES – Ecojustice lawyers are back in court this week and next to support former Fisheries … Read more.

Media Contacts


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

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