Press Releases

Environmental health advocates welcome first federal recognition of right to a healthy environment in bill to better protect Canadians from toxics

Apr 13, 2021

Parliament must prioritize modernization of Canadian Environmental Protection Act OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – Environmental and health groups have welcomed the introduction of Bill C-28: Strengthening … Read more.

Ontario Government Passes Bill 257: Planning Act Amendments That Unleash Sprawl MZOs From Basic Planning Rules

Apr 13, 2021

Province brushes aside expert warnings about threat to the environment, the rule of law – and the future solvency of municipal governments TORONTO, ONT./TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE HURON-WENDAT, THE ANISHNAABEG, … Read more.

Environmental groups urge federal parliamentarians to unblock climate bill

Apr 8, 2021

OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE– Five environmental organizations – Climate Action Network Canada, the David Suzuki Foundation, Équiterre, Ecojustice and West Coast Environmental Law – are calling … Read more.

Federal court grants injunction to fish farm companies, Ecojustice reacts

Apr 6, 2021

VANCOUVER/UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (MUSQUEAM), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (SQUAMISH) AND səlilwətaɬ (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES – In a disappointing decision, the Federal Court has granted an injunction to two fish farm companies, which will allow them … Read more.

Tent Mountain coal mine: Niitsitapi Water Protectors, landowners group, environmental orgs urge Canada to designate project for assessment

Apr 6, 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.

B.C. sets sectoral targets but squanders opportunity to boost climate accountability

Mar 26, 2021

VANCOUVER/UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (MUSQUEAM), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (SQUAMISH) AND səlilwətaɬ (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES  – The Government of British Columbia has released new emissions targets for four economic sectors, in a bid to help B.C. … Read more.

Youth climate case forges ahead after court affirms historic decision

Mar 26, 2021

TORONTO/TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE HURON-WENDAT, THE ANISHNAABEG, HAUDENOSAUNEE, CHIPPEWAS AND THE MISSISSAUGAS OF THE CREDIT FIRST NATION – A court has dismissed Ontario’s attempt to overturn a key decision in … Read more.

Ecojustice celebrates Supreme Court of Canada carbon pricing decision

Mar 25, 2021

OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – Ecojustice lawyers welcome today’s Supreme Court of Canada decision confirming that national, coordinated action to price carbon is constitutionally-sound and essential … Read more.

Broad-spectrum of groups welcome federal vote on environmental racism bill

Mar 24, 2021

Urgent need for national strategy and law to address environmental racism Ottawa/The traditional, unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg people  – Social justice organizations, health organizations, academics, rights campaigners and … Read more.

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soshea@ecojustice.ca

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