Press Releases

Virtual Hill Days call on federal government to keep its promise to strengthen toxics and pollution law 

Nov 23, 2020

Environmental, health and clean cosmetics groups ask for immediate reform to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act Ottawa, Ont. – Parliament must prioritize reform of the outdated Canadian Environmental Protection Act … Read more.

Federal climate bill is significant first step on the path to net-zero

Nov 19, 2020

Ecojustice looks forward to working with all parties to make sure legislation is as effective as possible For immediate release: November 19, 2020 Toronto, Ont. – Ecojustice, Canada’s largest environmental … Read more.

Victory! Young Ontarians prevail over Ford government’s attempt to shut down climate case

Nov 13, 2020

Landmark climate ruling a first for Canadian court TORONTO – Seven young Ontarians have prevailed over the provincial government’s attempt to shut down a lawsuit asserting Charter rights life, liberty, … Read more.

Statement: Canada must deliver on climate change following Biden victory

Nov 10, 2020

Vancouver, B.C. – Ecojustice Climate Program Director Alan Andrews issued the following statement in response to Joe Biden’s election as the next president of the United States:  “The next president … Read more.

First Nations, environmental groups call on Alberta and Canada to implement immediate actions to protect boreal caribou

Oct 29, 2020

CALGARY – The Alberta Wilderness Association, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN), Mikisew Cree First Nation (MCFN), David Suzuki Foundation and Ecojustice say a recent agreement between Canada and Alberta regarding … Read more.

Statement: Ecojustice condemns violence, racism against Mi’kmaq

Oct 23, 2020

HALIFAX / K’JIPUKTUK – Ecojustice condemns the violent and destructive acts of racism against Mi’kmaq fishers and their property, and supports members of the Sipekne’katik First Nation as they exercise … Read more.

Environmental groups enter legal challenge of glyphosate approval in Canada

Oct 21, 2020

TORONTO – Environmental groups will be heading to the Federal Court of Appeal in support of a case related to the Pest Management Regulatory Agency’s (PMRA) decision to continue registration … Read more.

Ecojustice, Wilderness Committee demand federal emergency protections for dwindling northern spotted owls

Oct 14, 2020

VANCOUVER / UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mes and Sel̓íl̓witulh TERRITORIES – Canada is down to the last pair of spotted owls in the wild — and B.C. is logging away their forest … Read more.

Failure to close open-net fish farms in the Discovery Islands puts wild salmon at increased risk

Sep 29, 2020

VANCOUVER – Kegan Pepper-Smith, Ecojustice lawyer, issued the following statement in regards to Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Bernadette Jordan’s decision to keep open-net fish farms open in the Discovery … Read more.

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