Press Releases

Flawed environmental assessment of offshore drilling in NL to be scrutinized in court

Jun 4, 2020

Environmental groups disappointed exploratory drilling will proceed in the interim For immediate release: June 04, 2020 St. John’s, NL – Ecojustice and its clients welcome the Federal Court’s decision to … Read more.

STATEMENT: There will be no environmental justice without racial justice

Jun 2, 2020

VANCOUVER – Ecojustice stands with the Black community in the wake of the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others in the United States. Ecojustice also … Read more.

Nova Scotia court confirms province failed to protect endangered species

May 29, 2020

Province broke its own law by failing to adhere to Nova Scotia’s Endangered Species Act HALIFAX – Environmental groups applaud today’s landmark decision from the Nova Scotia Supreme Court stating … Read more.

Ecojustice, former Ontario environmental commissioner, CAPE call for review of decision to exclude public participation during COVID-19

May 14, 2020

TORONTO – Ecojustice, acting on behalf of former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Gordon Miller and the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE), is calling for a review of … Read more.

Flawed environmental assessment of offshore drilling in Newfoundland and Labrador puts marine ecosystems at risk

May 12, 2020

Environmental groups taking legal action against federal government over flawed environmental impact assessment St. JOHN’S, NL – Environmental groups are taking legal action against the federal government for failing to … Read more.

Seismic survey threatens endangered whales

May 8, 2020

VANCOUVER – As the oceans become quieter amidst the global pandemic, an application for seismic surveys off the West Coast of Vancouver Island threatens the recovery of endangered Southern Resident … Read more.

Court decision leaves door open for B.C. to give companies ‘free pass’ on environmental laws: Ecojustice

Apr 23, 2020

VANCOUVER – The Government of British Columbia acted lawfully when it retroactively granted environmental assessment exemptions to two fracking dams constructed by Petronas Canada, the B.C. Supreme Court ruled yesterday. … Read more.

Ontario youth vow to fight off Ford government’s efforts to shut down climate lawsuit

Apr 16, 2020

Ford takes aim at youth climate case  TORONTO — The seven young people suing the Government of Ontario for weakening its climate targets said today that they are determined to … Read more.

Ecojustice reacts: Ford suspends public participation in proposed Ontario government environmental decisions

Apr 7, 2020

For immediate release April 7, 2020   Toronto – The Ford government has used the cover of the COVID-19 pandemic to pass a regulation that effectively suspends public consultation under … Read more.

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