Press Releases

‘We are with you’ – Ontario youth voice support for fellow climate activists

Sep 29, 2020

TORONTO – Less than three months after appearing in a virtual court hearing themselves, the seven youth at the helm of an Ontario-based climate case have a message for other … Read more.

Statement: Ecojustice reacts to Speech from the Throne

Sep 23, 2020

Feds must deliver on commitments to enviro legislation as soon as possible For immediate release: September 23, 2020 Ottawa, Ont. – Ecojustice executive director Devon Page issued the following statement … Read more.

Sign-off on weak provincial climate plans points to need for better federal climate law

Sep 22, 2020

VANCOUVER – Canada’s decision to approve “weaker” climate plans from Ontario and New Brunswick points to serious loopholes in existing climate legislation and the need for a new Canadian Climate … Read more.

Climate emergency demands unified government response, groups to argue at Supreme Court of Canada

Sep 22, 2020

OTTAWA — Ecojustice lawyers and their client, the David Suzuki Foundation, are confident that the Supreme Court of Canada will uphold the federal government’s legal authority to implement national measures … Read more.

B.C. headed for provincial election, Ecojustice reacts

Sep 21, 2020

VANCOUVER – Ecojustice is calling for parties and candidates in British Columbia to make climate action and the protection of endangered species and old-growth forests key priorities in the lead-up … Read more.

Troubling report on environmental racism in Canada presented to UN Human Rights Council

Sep 21, 2020

For immediate release: September 21, 2020 Environmental and physicians groups urge the Prime Minister to swiftly introduce amendments to strengthen key environmental protection law   Toronto, Ont. – A report … Read more.

Ecojustice welcomes strong anti-SLAPP decision from Supreme Court of Canada 

Sep 10, 2020

OTTAWA – Ecojustice, Canada’s largest environmental law charity, welcomes today’s decision from the Supreme Court of Canada that confirms a plaintiff must demonstrate a harm has occurred in order for … Read more.

Ecojustice urges Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to close fish farms in the Discovery Islands

Sep 1, 2020

VANCOUVER – Ecojustice lawyer, Kegan Pepper-Smith made the following statement about the Cohen Commission’s recommendation for the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to close open-net salmon farming in the Discovery … Read more.

BC court of appeal upholds public interest standing and access to justice

Aug 26, 2020

VANCOUVER – Ecojustice lawyer, Michael Doherty made the following statement in regards to the British Columbia Court of Appeal’s ruling today on public interest standing for the Council of Canadians … Read more.

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