Press Releases

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.

Ecojustice: Minister should not approve terminal expansion that will have ‘adverse’ impacts on endangered killer whales

Mar 31, 2020

VANCOUVER – Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change should not approve a proposed terminal expansion at the mouth of British Columbia’s Fraser River, Ecojustice says, following a panel report … Read more.

Albertans deserve transparency on controversial public inquiry: Ecojustice

Mar 11, 2020

CALGARY — Ecojustice is urging the province to end the secrecy around its “Public Inquiry into Anti-Albertan Energy Campaigns.” In a letter issued on March 2, Ecojustice lawyer Barry Robinson … Read more.

Supreme Court of Canada refuses to hear Trans Mountain case, conservation groups react

Mar 5, 2020

VANCOUVER – The Supreme Court of Canada announced today that it will not hear a set of legal challenges to the federal government’s re-approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline project, … Read more.

Ecojustice to face-off against Kenney gov’t in court again

Mar 4, 2020

Environmental group intervening in legal proceedings to defend federal Impact Assessment Act For immediate release March 4, 2020 CALGARY – Ecojustice is intervening in another constitutional reference case brought by … Read more.

Groups welcome ruling on hatchery expansion

Feb 27, 2020

Newfoundland fish farming project requires fulsome environmental assessment St. John’s – Ecojustice, on behalf of grassroots groups and individuals concerned about the health of wild Atlantic salmon stocks, welcomes the … Read more.

David Suzuki Foundation and Ecojustice: Confident Supreme Court of Canada will uphold federal right to price carbon pollution despite setback from Alberta court

Feb 24, 2020

EDMONTON: Today’s split decision by the Alberta Court of Appeal on the federal government’s right to implement a national climate policy, including pricing carbon pollution, is being called a “setback, … Read more.

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

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