Press Releases

Call for bids under new exemption for offshore drilling accelerates risk to marine refuge

Jul 2, 2020

Drilling could move forward in Newfoundland’s largest marine protected area despite legal challenge For immediate release: July 2, 2020 St. John’s, NL – A marine refuge designed to protect sensitive … Read more.

Ecojustice, Wildsight call for federal enviro minister to assess expansion of B.C.’s largest coal mine

Jun 24, 2020

VANCOUVER – Ecojustice and Wildsight are urging Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson to designate Teck Resources’ plan to expand British Columbia’s largest coal mine for an … Read more.

Environmentalists demand a law to stop Canada’s cycle of broken climate promises

Jun 16, 2020

Report outlines recommendations for a new Canadian Climate Accountability Act For immediate release: June 16, 2020 Toronto – A coalition of six environmental organizations – Ecojustice, Climate Action Network Canada, … Read more.

Statement: Ecojustice and clients remain vigilant of environmental rollbacks

Jun 16, 2020

Toronto – Ecojustice, on behalf of its clients former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Gordon Miller and the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE), welcome the Ontario government’s revocation … Read more.

Ontario youth strike back against province’s attempt to toss climate lawsuit

Jun 16, 2020

TORONTO – Seven young Ontarians are fighting to keep their landmark climate lawsuit alive in the face of the provincial government’s attempts to shut down the case before it can … Read more.

STATEMENT: Ecojustice stands with Chief Allan Adam, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation

Jun 9, 2020

OTTAWA – Ecojustice stands with Chief Allan Adam and the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, as they call for greater transparency in the wake of another disturbing incident involving RCMP officers … Read more.

Flawed environmental assessment of offshore drilling in NL to be scrutinized in court

Jun 4, 2020

Environmental groups disappointed exploratory drilling will proceed in the interim For immediate release: June 04, 2020 St. John’s, NL – Ecojustice and its clients welcome the Federal Court’s decision to … Read more.

STATEMENT: There will be no environmental justice without racial justice

Jun 2, 2020

VANCOUVER – Ecojustice stands with the Black community in the wake of the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others in the United States. Ecojustice also … Read more.

Nova Scotia court confirms province failed to protect endangered species

May 29, 2020

Province broke its own law by failing to adhere to Nova Scotia’s Endangered Species Act HALIFAX – Environmental groups applaud today’s landmark decision from the Nova Scotia Supreme Court stating … Read more.

Media Contacts


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

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