Press releases

Environmental groups sue B.C. government over ‘missing in action’ climate plans

Mar 31, 2022

Groups say B.C. government has failed to present plans to cut carbon pollution from the oil and gas sector or meet climate targets for 2025, 2040, and 2050. VANCOUVER/UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (MUSQUEAM), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh … Read more.

Federal government delivers encouraging but unfinished climate plan to reach 2030 target

Mar 29, 2022

2030 Emissions Reduction Plan begins to deliver on the promise of Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act, but more details are needed. OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE –Today … Read more.

STATEMENT: Beaver Lake Cree’s victory in advance costs case is a win for equitable access to justice

Mar 18, 2022

The ruling will ensure public interest cases will be more likely to have their day in court CALGARY/TERRITORIES OF THE BLACKFOOT AND PEOPLES OF TREATY 7, HOME TO MÉTIS NATION … Read more.

Groups launch lawsuit against federal environment minister over decision not to do an Impact Assessment on the Bradford Bypass

Mar 16, 2022

Dangerous precedent for federal decision-making at core of concerns Bradford, Ontario, Traditional territories of several First Nations including the Wendake-Nionwentsïo, Anishinabewaki, Haudenosaunee, and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, … Read more.

Draft conservation agreement for Ontario caribou weakest in Canada, says environmental groups

Mar 14, 2022

After two decades of government inaction, groups warn of legal action if statutory standards to protect species are not met OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE ⁠— A … Read more.

Environmental groups fight to protect endangered piping plover population at popular Ontario beach

Mar 11, 2022

Ontario court examines key habitat protection provisions under province’s Endangered Species Act  Toronto, Ont./ Traditional territories of several First Nations including the Williams Treaties First Nations, Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, … Read more.

Environmental groups challenge road realignment for Goldboro LNG project in court

Mar 2, 2022

Project approval fails to consider environmental impact of proposed project HALIFAX/ TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE MI’KMAQ PEOPLE – Environmental groups are headed to court to challenge a flawed decision approving … Read more.

Ecojustice launches court challenge to maintain public access to forest lands on south Vancouver Island

Mar 1, 2022

VANCOUVER/UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (MUSQUEAM), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (SQUAMISH) AND səlilwətaɬ (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES – Representing Dr. Royann Petrell, Ecojustice is going to court to challenge at least eight road closures granted by the B.C. Ministry of Forests throughout … Read more.

Supreme Court hears precedent-setting case on test for de facto expropriation

Feb 16, 2022

Ecojustice intervening to defend governments’ ability to regulate to protect the environment  HALIFAX, N.S./ TRADTIONAL TERRITORY OF THE MI’KMAQ – In a hearing today, the Supreme Court of Canada will consider … Read more.

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Seán O’Shea
1-800-926-7744 ext. 277
soshea@ecojustice.ca

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