Press Releases

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.

Teck withdrawal signals need for clear plan to reach net-zero emissions by 2050

Feb 24, 2020

CALGARY – Teck Resources Ltd.’s decision to withdraw its plans to build a massive oil sands mine in northeast Alberta points to the need for a comprehensive plan to tackle … Read more.

Statement: Court decision gives pesticide industry extra time to complete its paperwork while bees and other pollinators pay the price.

Feb 19, 2020

TORONTO – Environmental groups renew their call for the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (the PMRA) to act swiftly to implement registration amendments to curtail the use of neonicotinoid pesticides. These … Read more.

Temagami watchdogs sue Ford government over refusal to consider climate emergency in forestry planning

Feb 6, 2020

Ministry-approved plan cites long-cancelled carbon management measures Ottawa, February 6, 2020 — Ecojustice lawyers, on behalf of Earthroots and Friends of Temagami, have filed a lawsuit against the Ford government … Read more.

Environmental groups pleased Volkswagen prosecuted despite lack of appropriate fine

Jan 24, 2020

Environmental groups pleased Volkswagen prosecuted despite lack of appropriate fine Sustained legal campaign by Environmental Defence and Ecojustice crucial to prosecution For immediate release: January 24, 2020 Toronto, Ont. – … Read more.

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