Press Releases

Ecojustice welcomes strong anti-SLAPP decision from Supreme Court of Canada 

Sep 10, 2020

OTTAWA – Ecojustice, Canada’s largest environmental law charity, welcomes today’s decision from the Supreme Court of Canada that confirms a plaintiff must demonstrate a harm has occurred in order for … Read more.

Ecojustice urges Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to close fish farms in the Discovery Islands

Sep 1, 2020

VANCOUVER – Ecojustice lawyer, Kegan Pepper-Smith made the following statement about the Cohen Commission’s recommendation for the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to close open-net salmon farming in the Discovery … Read more.

BC court of appeal upholds public interest standing and access to justice

Aug 26, 2020

VANCOUVER – Ecojustice lawyer, Michael Doherty made the following statement in regards to the British Columbia Court of Appeal’s ruling today on public interest standing for the Council of Canadians … Read more.

Elk Valley coal mine expansion headed for impact assessment: Ecojustice, Wildsight react

Aug 19, 2020

VANCOUVER – Ecojustice and Wildsight are welcoming Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson’s decision to designate Teck’s Castle Mountain coal mine expansion for an impact assessment. Teck Resources … Read more.

Ecojustice, Calgary resident file to halt stormwater drainage in Lacombe Lake

Aug 14, 2020

CALGARY – Ecojustice, acting on behalf of Calgary resident Anita Alexander, has filed an appeal to overturn a decision that would allow the town of Blackfalds, Alta. to drain stormwater … Read more.

Groups sue Ford government for unlawful failure to consult public on Bill 197

Aug 10, 2020

Environmental organizations allege serial misconduct by Ontario government on environmental changes Toronto – Environmental groups have launched a lawsuit against the Ontario government for its failure to consult with Ontarians … Read more.

STATEMENT: Vista coal mine expansion to undergo federal impact assessment, Ecojustice reacts

Jul 30, 2020

CALGARY – Ecojustice lawyer and climate program director Alan Andrews issued the following statement in response to Minister Wilkinson’s decision to designate Coalspur’s Vista coal mine expansion for a federal … Read more.

Ecojustice files injunction to halt Alberta’s unfair public inquiry until court makes ruling

Jul 27, 2020

CALGARY – Ecojustice is seeking an injunction to suspend the Kenney government’s public inquiry into “anti-Alberta” campaigns until the court makes a ruling in a lawsuit challenging the inquiry’s legality.  … Read more.

Doug Ford’s Bill 197 sends environmental oversight back to the 70s

Jul 17, 2020

Environmental groups write to minister urging time for public consultation on environmental assessment changes For immediate release: July 17, 2020 TORONTO – Ecojustice, Canada’s largest environmental law charity, says the … Read more.

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

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