Press Releases

Environmental groups request federal impact assessment for Goldboro LNG

May 13, 2021

Proposed liquefied natural gas facility in Nova Scotia raises both legal and environmental concerns HALIFAX/ TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE MI’KMAQ PEOPLE – Eight prominent environmental groups from across the country … Read more.

Ford government to face environmental groups in court on Monday  

May 13, 2021

Groups allege Ontario government’s failure to consult public prior to sweeping legislative changes is “pattern of illegal conduct” TORONTO, ONT./TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE HURON-WENDAT, THE ANISHNAABEG, HAUDENOSAUNEE, CHIPPEWAS AND THE … Read more.

Canada takes first step toward much-needed regulatory action to address plastic pollution

May 12, 2021

Environmental groups urge government to proceed quickly with promised ban on non-essential single-use plastics TORONTO, ONT./TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE HURON-WENDAT, THE ANISHNAABEG, HAUDENOSAUNEE, CHIPPEWAS AND THE MISSISSAUGAS OF THE CREDIT … Read more.

Federal parties need to seize opportunity to pass strong climate law

May 5, 2021

Climate accountability bill needs significant improvement to achieve net-zero emissions, experts warn OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – Environmental organizations welcomed yesterday’s progress on the Canadian Net-Zero … Read more.

Groups celebrate ruling on hatchery expansion

May 5, 2021

Appeals court upholds decision requiring project to undergo a fulsome environmental assessment ST JOHN’S, N.L./TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE BEOTHUK AND MI’KMAQ – The Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal confirmed … Read more.

Federal government fails to designate Bradford Bypass project for environmental assessment

May 3, 2021

Environmental and community groups concerned decision leaves important wetlands and endangered species vulnerable  TORONTO, ONT./TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE HURON-WENDAT, THE ANISHNAABEG, HAUDENOSAUNEE, CHIPPEWAS AND THE MISSISSAUGAS OF THE CREDIT FIRST … Read more.

Environmental health advocates welcome first federal recognition of right to a healthy environment in bill to better protect Canadians from toxics

Apr 13, 2021

Parliament must prioritize modernization of Canadian Environmental Protection Act OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – Environmental and health groups have welcomed the introduction of Bill C-28: Strengthening … Read more.

Ontario Government Passes Bill 257: Planning Act Amendments That Unleash Sprawl MZOs From Basic Planning Rules

Apr 13, 2021

Province brushes aside expert warnings about threat to the environment, the rule of law – and the future solvency of municipal governments TORONTO, ONT./TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE HURON-WENDAT, THE ANISHNAABEG, … Read more.

Environmental groups urge federal parliamentarians to unblock climate bill

Apr 8, 2021

OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE– Five environmental organizations – Climate Action Network Canada, the David Suzuki Foundation, Équiterre, Ecojustice and West Coast Environmental Law – are calling … Read more.

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