Press Releases

Lower Duffins Creek Wetland is finally protected from destruction

Jul 8, 2021

Ontario government revokes MZO following pressure from local, environmental and Indigenous Groups Toronto, Ont./ Traditional territories of several First Nations including the Williams Treaties First Nations, Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, … Read more.

De Beers pleads guilty to failing to report mercury pollution at Canadian diamond mine

Jul 6, 2021

Resolution sets strong precedent of accountability for future mining projects TORONTO, ONT./TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE HURON-WENDAT, THE ANISHNAABEG, HAUDENOSAUNEE, CHIPPEWAS AND THE MISSISSAUGAS OF THE CREDIT FIRST NATION (Boozhoo, Kino … Read more.

Federal Court denies fish farm company’s injunction request to transfer fish into Discovery Islands, Ecojustice reacts

Jul 5, 2021

VANCOUVER/UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (MUSQUEAM), Skwxwú7mesh (SQUAMISH) AND səlil̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ/Selilwitulh (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES – The Federal Court has denied an injunction request from fish farm company Cermaq, which would have allowed the company to … Read more.

Groups welcome passage of Bill C-12

Jun 29, 2021

OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – Today, the Senate passed the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act (Bill C-12), confirming the first-ever climate accountability legislation in Canada. This is a … Read more.

Indigenous, landowners, environmental groups pleased to see Minister Wilkinson designate Tent Mountain for a federal impact assessment

Jun 28, 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.

Environmental groups celebrate adoption of Bill C-12 in House of Commons and call for quick passage through Senate

Jun 23, 2021

OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – Environmental organizations Climate Action Network-Réseau Action Climat, Ecojustice, Équiterre, David Suzuki Foundation and West Coast Environmental Law Association celebrate the final … Read more.

Canada’s first environmental racism bill closer to becoming law

Jun 22, 2021

Groups urge all MPs to support Bill C-230 in final House vote this fall OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – We, a broad and diverse coalition of … Read more.

Imperial Oil must be held accountable for dangerous pollution

Jun 21, 2021

TORONTO, ONT./TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE HURON-WENDAT, THE ANISHNAABEG, HAUDENOSAUNEE, CHIPPEWAS AND THE MISSISSAUGAS OF THE CREDIT FIRST NATION (Boozhoo, Kino Weya, Ya’at’eeh Shi’kis) – Two members of Aamjiwnaang First Nation have … Read more.

Environment minister announces all metallurgical coal mines will undergo federal impact assessments, misses opportunity for regional assessment on Aboriginal and Treaty rights

Jun 16, 2021

Today, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson took an important step in addressing the impact of coal in Canada by announcing his intention to designate all metallurgical coal … Read more.

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1-800-926-7744 ext. 277
soshea@ecojustice.ca

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