Press releases

Minister of Fisheries and Oceans sued for putting wild salmon at risk

Oct 12, 2016

Government failure to test farmed salmon for disease illegal, lawsuit alleges VANCOUVER – The Minister of Fisheries and Oceans is breaking the law by not testing B.C. farmed salmon for … Read more.

Feds failing to prevent migratory bird deaths on tar sands tailings ponds

Oct 7, 2016

Environmental groups call for investigation into federal government’s failure to regulate and carry out tailings ponds enforcement actions EDMONTON — Environmental groups are calling on the Commissioner of the Environment … Read more.

NEB must start Energy East pipeline review from scratch

Sep 22, 2016

TORONTO – The National Energy Board (NEB) cannot simply press pause on its review of TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline the process needs to start over from scratch for it to … Read more.

Supreme Court of Canada asked to weigh in on future of environmental assessment law

Sep 21, 2016

Troubling precedent in Enbridge Northern Gateway case stopped pipeline, but may shut door to legal challenges of other projects, groups say. CALGARY – Environmental groups are asking Canada’s highest court … Read more.

NEB members recuse themselves from Energy East review, Ecojustice and Transition Initiative Kenora react

Sep 9, 2016

TORONTO — Ecojustice lawyer, Charles Hatt, and Transition Initiative Kenora executive director, Teika Newton made the following statement in response to the recusal of the entire National Energy Board review … Read more.

Group asks compromised Board members to step down from NEB panel reviewing Energy East

Aug 22, 2016

National Energy Board (NEB) panel members must recuse themselves to ensure Energy East pipeline review is impartial, group says. “The NEB is charged with conducting a fair and unbiased assessment … Read more.

Feds must take action to ensure safer oil-by-rail facilities

Jul 28, 2016

Community groups call on federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change to require environmental assessments of oil-by-rail terminals CALGARY – Oil-by-rail facilities in Canada are not required to undergo environmental … Read more.

It’s time for Ontario to strengthen its Environmental Bill of Rights

Jul 12, 2016

TORONTO — The David Suzuki Foundation and Ecojustice are urging Ontario’s government to stand up for Ontarians by strengthening the province’s Environmental Bill of Rights with a substantive right to … Read more.

Environmental groups head to court over pollinator-killing pesticides

Jul 6, 2016

Neonicotinoid pesticides have been linked to mass bee die-offs and declining pollinator populations. TORONTO — Environmental groups are headed to court in a bid to protect pollinators from a harmful … Read more.

Media Contacts


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

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