Press Releases

STATEMENT: Vista coal mine expansion to undergo federal impact assessment, Ecojustice reacts

Jul 30, 2020

CALGARY – Ecojustice lawyer and climate program director Alan Andrews issued the following statement in response to Minister Wilkinson’s decision to designate Coalspur’s Vista coal mine expansion for a federal … Read more.

Ecojustice files injunction to halt Alberta’s unfair public inquiry until court makes ruling

Jul 27, 2020

CALGARY – Ecojustice is seeking an injunction to suspend the Kenney government’s public inquiry into “anti-Alberta” campaigns until the court makes a ruling in a lawsuit challenging the inquiry’s legality.  … Read more.

Doug Ford’s Bill 197 sends environmental oversight back to the 70s

Jul 17, 2020

Environmental groups write to minister urging time for public consultation on environmental assessment changes For immediate release: July 17, 2020 TORONTO – Ecojustice, Canada’s largest environmental law charity, says the … Read more.

47 Canadian orgs call out coal ‘hypocrisy’ in open-letter urging assessment for Vista mine expansion

Jul 13, 2020

CALGARY – Forty-seven environmental, Indigenous, health, civil society and faith organizations from across Canada have come together to demand Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson designate the Vista … Read more.

Ontario youth in court to fend off province’s attempt to shut down climate lawsuit

Jul 10, 2020

Court conducts virtual hearing to decide fate of landmark climate case brought by seven young Ontarians TORONTO – Seven young Ontarians will be in virtual court on July 13 to … Read more.

STATEMENT: NL court hands down landmark victory for protection of Gulf of St. Lawrence

Jul 7, 2020

Court confirms that NL Offshore Petroleum Board was wrong to extend Corridor Resources’s exploration licence St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, July 7 2020 – Ecojustice lawyers and their environmentalist clients … Read more.

Call for bids under new exemption for offshore drilling accelerates risk to marine refuge

Jul 2, 2020

Drilling could move forward in Newfoundland’s largest marine protected area despite legal challenge For immediate release: July 2, 2020 St. John’s, NL – A marine refuge designed to protect sensitive … Read more.

Ecojustice, Wildsight call for federal enviro minister to assess expansion of B.C.’s largest coal mine

Jun 24, 2020

VANCOUVER – Ecojustice and Wildsight are urging Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson to designate Teck Resources’ plan to expand British Columbia’s largest coal mine for an … Read more.

Environmentalists demand a law to stop Canada’s cycle of broken climate promises

Jun 16, 2020

Report outlines recommendations for a new Canadian Climate Accountability Act For immediate release: June 16, 2020 Toronto – A coalition of six environmental organizations – Ecojustice, Climate Action Network Canada, … Read more.

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