Press releases

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.

Report: B.C. government is putting nature at risk by labelling lands open for industrial development as “protected”

Feb 15, 2022

The province’s rich biodiversity is in danger without government action, a new report from CPAWS-B.C. and Ecojustice reveals Tuesday, February 15, 2022, traditional unceded Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C. – A … Read more.

Parliament must prioritize passage of strong environmental protection bill

Feb 9, 2022

CEPA modernization bill now reintroduced in the Senate must be strengthened and passed this year, groups say OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – Environmental and health groups … Read more.

Court orders Health Canada to re-consider objections to approval of dangerous pesticide

Feb 4, 2022

Glyphosate poses an unacceptable risk to human health  Toronto, Ont./ Traditional territories of several First Nations including the Williams Treaties First Nations, Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Chippewas, and the Mississaugas … Read more.

Decision sets alarming precedent for aquaculture enforcement in Nova Scotia

Jan 31, 2022

Aquaculture Review Board approves Kelly Cove’s lease expansion at noncompliant site  HALIFAX, N.S./ TRADTIONAL TERRITORY OF THE MI’KMAQ  — Nova Scotia’s Aquaculture Review Board (ARB) has approved a lease expansion for … Read more.

Lawsuit slams lack of transparency in Health Canada’s management of chlorpyrifos

Jan 24, 2022

PMRA sticks to three-year phaseout despite evidence chlorpyrifos causes brain damage in children  OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE — Ecojustice, on behalf of Safe Food Matters and Prevent … Read more.

Environmental groups launch appeal to protect Newfoundland offshore waters from fossil fuel expansion

Jan 12, 2022

Exploratory oil and gas drilling threatens marine ecosystems and climate targets  ST JOHN’S, N.L./TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE BEOTHUK AND MI’KMAQ – Environmental groups are launching an appeal to protect marine … Read more.

Court decision leaves marine ecosystems vulnerable to impacts of exploratory oil and gas drilling

Dec 15, 2021

Federal judge dismisses concerns raised by environmental groups  ST JOHN’S, N.L./TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE BEOTHUK AND MI’KMAQ – The Federal Court has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the federal government’s assessment of the ecosystem impacts of exploratory oil and … Read more.

Environmental groups head to court to support challenge to Canada’s approval of harmful pesticide

Dec 9, 2021

Groups say glyphosate poses an unacceptable risk to human health Toronto, Ont./ Traditional territories of several First Nations including the Williams Treaties First Nations, Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Chippewas, and … Read more.

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

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