Press Releases

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.

Federal court grants injunction to fish farm companies, Ecojustice reacts

Apr 6, 2021

VANCOUVER/UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (MUSQUEAM), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (SQUAMISH) AND səlilwətaɬ (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES – In a disappointing decision, the Federal Court has granted an injunction to two fish farm companies, which will allow them … Read more.

Tent Mountain coal mine: Niitsitapi Water Protectors, landowners group, environmental orgs urge Canada to designate project for assessment

Apr 6, 2021

CALGARY/TERRITORIES OF THE NIITSITAPI (BLACKFOOT) AND PEOPLES OF TREATY 7, INCLUDING THE SIKSIKA, PIIKUNI, KAINAI, TSUUT’INA AND STONEY NAKODA FIRST NATIONS, INCLUDING CHINIKI, BEARSPAW AND WESLEY FIRST NATIONS, HOME TO … Read more.

B.C. sets sectoral targets but squanders opportunity to boost climate accountability

Mar 26, 2021

VANCOUVER/UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (MUSQUEAM), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (SQUAMISH) AND səlilwətaɬ (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES  – The Government of British Columbia has released new emissions targets for four economic sectors, in a bid to help B.C. … Read more.

Youth climate case forges ahead after court affirms historic decision

Mar 26, 2021

TORONTO/TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE HURON-WENDAT, THE ANISHNAABEG, HAUDENOSAUNEE, CHIPPEWAS AND THE MISSISSAUGAS OF THE CREDIT FIRST NATION – A court has dismissed Ontario’s attempt to overturn a key decision in … Read more.

Ecojustice celebrates Supreme Court of Canada carbon pricing decision

Mar 25, 2021

OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – Ecojustice lawyers welcome today’s Supreme Court of Canada decision confirming that national, coordinated action to price carbon is constitutionally-sound and essential … Read more.

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