Press Releases

Government motion attempts to deny Mitchikanibikok Inik First Nation their day in court

Sep 16, 2021

First Nations community challenges free entry mining in Quebec court OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – The Mitchikanibikok Inik First Nation will be in the Superior Court … Read more.

Ontario acted ‘unreasonably and unlawfully’ with changes to minister’s zoning order legislation

Sep 8, 2021

Minister failed to adequately consult with Ontarians on controversial changes Toronto, Ont./ Traditional territories of several First Nations including the Williams Treaties First Nations, Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Chippewas, and … Read more.

Federal parties must champion environment during federal election campaign

Aug 16, 2021

OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – As they seek a mandate from voters on September 20, federal parties will have to clearly demonstrate how they will tackle … Read more.

“Sustainable” forestry claims are false and misleading: citizen complaint

Jul 21, 2021

Canadian citizens call for an investigation into Canadian Standards Association’s Sustainable Forest Management Standard, say it misleads buyers of forest products VANCOUVER/UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (MUSQUEAM), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (SQUAMISH) AND səlilwətaɬ (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES  … Read more.

Lower Duffins Creek Wetland is finally protected from destruction

Jul 8, 2021

Ontario government revokes MZO following pressure from local, environmental and Indigenous Groups Toronto, Ont./ Traditional territories of several First Nations including the Williams Treaties First Nations, Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, … Read more.

De Beers pleads guilty to failing to report mercury pollution at Canadian diamond mine

Jul 6, 2021

Resolution sets strong precedent of accountability for future mining projects TORONTO, ONT./TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE HURON-WENDAT, THE ANISHNAABEG, HAUDENOSAUNEE, CHIPPEWAS AND THE MISSISSAUGAS OF THE CREDIT FIRST NATION (Boozhoo, Kino … Read more.

Federal Court denies fish farm company’s injunction request to transfer fish into Discovery Islands, Ecojustice reacts

Jul 5, 2021

VANCOUVER/UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (MUSQUEAM), Skwxwú7mesh (SQUAMISH) AND səlil̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ/Selilwitulh (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES – The Federal Court has denied an injunction request from fish farm company Cermaq, which would have allowed the company to … Read more.

Groups welcome passage of Bill C-12

Jun 29, 2021

OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – Today, the Senate passed the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act (Bill C-12), confirming the first-ever climate accountability legislation in Canada. This is a … Read more.

Indigenous, landowners, environmental groups pleased to see Minister Wilkinson designate Tent Mountain for a federal impact assessment

Jun 28, 2021

CALGARY/TERRITORIES OF THE NIITSITAPI (BLACKFOOT) AND PEOPLES OF TREATY 7, INCLUDING THE SIKSIKA, PIIKUNI, KAINAI, TSUUT’INA AND STONEY NAKODA FIRST NATIONS, INCLUDING CHINIKI, BEARSPAW AND WESLEY FIRST NATIONS, HOME TO … Read more.

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soshea@ecojustice.ca

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