Press releases

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.

Environmental groups appeal public interest standing decision in case related to Goldboro LNG

Jun 6, 2022

Nova Scotia court denies standing to environmental groups to challenge Minister’s project approval HALIFAX/ TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE MI’KMAQ PEOPLE – Ecojustice, on behalf of our clients, is appealing a … Read more.

Vista coal mine expansion project must undergo federal impact assessment

May 17, 2022

CALGARY/TERRITORIES OF THE BLACKFOOT AND PEOPLES OF TREATIES 6 AND 7, HOME TO MÉTIS NATION OF ALBERTA, REGION III – Ecojustice is in court on behalf of Keepers of the … Read more.

Environmental groups going to court to overturn the federal government’s approval of Bay du Nord

May 11, 2022

Project approval fails to account for impact of downstream emissions ST JOHN’S, N.L./TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE BEOTHUK AND MI’KMAQ –  Environmental groups are challenging the Minister of Environment and Climate … Read more.

Alberta Court of Appeal hands down disappointing opinion on constitutionality of Canada’s Impact Assessment Act

May 10, 2022

The case will now be appealed to the Supreme Court of Canada.   CALGARY/TERRITORIES OF THE BLACKFOOT AND PEOPLES OF TREATY 7, HOME TO MÉTIS NATION OF ALBERTA, REGION III … Read more.

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soshea@ecojustice.ca

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