Press Releases

47 Canadian orgs call out coal ‘hypocrisy’ in open-letter urging assessment for Vista mine expansion

Jul 13, 2020

CALGARY – Forty-seven environmental, Indigenous, health, civil society and faith organizations from across Canada have come together to demand Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson designate the Vista … Read more.

Ontario youth in court to fend off province’s attempt to shut down climate lawsuit

Jul 10, 2020

Court conducts virtual hearing to decide fate of landmark climate case brought by seven young Ontarians TORONTO – Seven young Ontarians will be in virtual court on July 13 to … Read more.

STATEMENT: NL court hands down landmark victory for protection of Gulf of St. Lawrence

Jul 7, 2020

Court confirms that NL Offshore Petroleum Board was wrong to extend Corridor Resources’s exploration licence St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, July 7 2020 – Ecojustice lawyers and their environmentalist clients … Read more.

Call for bids under new exemption for offshore drilling accelerates risk to marine refuge

Jul 2, 2020

Drilling could move forward in Newfoundland’s largest marine protected area despite legal challenge For immediate release: July 2, 2020 St. John’s, NL – A marine refuge designed to protect sensitive … Read more.

Ecojustice, Wildsight call for federal enviro minister to assess expansion of B.C.’s largest coal mine

Jun 24, 2020

VANCOUVER – Ecojustice and Wildsight are urging Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson to designate Teck Resources’ plan to expand British Columbia’s largest coal mine for an … Read more.

Environmentalists demand a law to stop Canada’s cycle of broken climate promises

Jun 16, 2020

Report outlines recommendations for a new Canadian Climate Accountability Act For immediate release: June 16, 2020 Toronto – A coalition of six environmental organizations – Ecojustice, Climate Action Network Canada, … Read more.

Statement: Ecojustice and clients remain vigilant of environmental rollbacks

Jun 16, 2020

Toronto – Ecojustice, on behalf of its clients former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Gordon Miller and the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE), welcome the Ontario government’s revocation … Read more.

Ontario youth strike back against province’s attempt to toss climate lawsuit

Jun 16, 2020

TORONTO – Seven young Ontarians are fighting to keep their landmark climate lawsuit alive in the face of the provincial government’s attempts to shut down the case before it can … Read more.

STATEMENT: Ecojustice stands with Chief Allan Adam, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation

Jun 9, 2020

OTTAWA – Ecojustice stands with Chief Allan Adam and the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, as they call for greater transparency in the wake of another disturbing incident involving RCMP officers … Read more.

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