Press releases

Lawsuit slams lack of transparency in Health Canada’s management of chlorpyrifos

Jan 24, 2022

PMRA sticks to three-year phaseout despite evidence chlorpyrifos causes brain damage in children  OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE — Ecojustice, on behalf of Safe Food Matters and Prevent … Read more.

Environmental groups launch appeal to protect Newfoundland offshore waters from fossil fuel expansion

Jan 12, 2022

Exploratory oil and gas drilling threatens marine ecosystems and climate targets  ST JOHN’S, N.L./TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE BEOTHUK AND MI’KMAQ – Environmental groups are launching an appeal to protect marine … Read more.

Court decision leaves marine ecosystems vulnerable to impacts of exploratory oil and gas drilling

Dec 15, 2021

Federal judge dismisses concerns raised by environmental groups  ST JOHN’S, N.L./TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE BEOTHUK AND MI’KMAQ – The Federal Court has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the federal government’s assessment of the ecosystem impacts of exploratory oil and … Read more.

Environmental groups head to court to support challenge to Canada’s approval of harmful pesticide

Dec 9, 2021

Groups say glyphosate poses an unacceptable risk to human health Toronto, Ont./ Traditional territories of several First Nations including the Williams Treaties First Nations, Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Chippewas, and … Read more.

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.

Media Contacts


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

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