Press releases

Enviro groups urge feds to assess impacts of proposed Goldboro LNG project

Aug 11, 2022

New letter highlights further legal and environmental concerns raised by the project HALIFAX/ TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE MI’KMAQ – Eight prominent environmental groups from across the country are once again … Read more.

Environmental groups sue over ‘sleeper’ oil and gas permits in B.C.

Jul 28, 2022

Permits leave threat of oil and gas development looming over species at risk and critical marine habitats VANCOUVER/UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (MUSQUEAM), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (SQUAMISH) AND səlilwətaɬ (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES –  Environmental groups have … Read more.

New Brunswick Mi’gmaq Chiefs join lawsuit to challenge the federal government’s decision on the Bay du Nord project

Jul 12, 2022

Statement from MTI Co-Chairs, Chief George Ginnish and Chief Rebecca Knockwood Mi’gmawe’l Tplu’taqnn Inc. (MTI) an organization which represents eight Mi’gmaq communities in New Brunswick Canada on consultation matters has … Read more.

Environmental, Indigenous and parent groups to intervene in landmark climate lawsuit led by Ontario youth

Jun 28, 2022

Toronto, Ont./ Traditional territories of several First Nations including the Williams Treaties First Nations, Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Chippewas, and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation – Indigenous Climate … Read more.

Ahead of the Montreal Biodiversity summit, new Greenpeace Canada report calls for strong nature protection legislation

Jun 27, 2022

Toronto, Ont./ Traditional territories of several First Nations including the Williams Treaties First Nations, Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Chippewas, and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation – The new report … Read more.

Senate passes first major update to Canadian Environmental Protection Act in two decades

Jun 23, 2022

Bill S-5 modernizes Canada’s cornerstone environmental law on pollution and toxic substances  OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – Last night, the Senate approved Bill S-5, the long-awaited … Read more.

Environmental and health groups call out big polluters for lobbying the Senate to weaken and delay environmental protection bill

Jun 21, 2022

Groups urge Senate to reject industry interference and pass Bill S-5 before the summer recess OTTAWA | TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – Today, the Senate Energy, … Read more.

Civil society groups urge expedited passage of Canada’s first environmental racism bill

Jun 17, 2022

House to resume debate on Bill C-226 today OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – Civil society groups are calling on MPs to support Bill C-226, An Act … Read more.

Long-awaited environmental protection bill one step closer to becoming law

Jun 9, 2022

Groups welcome Senate committee amendments to protect the right to a healthy environment and close loopholes OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – Earlier today, long-awaited legislation to … Read more.

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soshea@ecojustice.ca

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