Press Releases

Statement from Environmental Defence, Ontario Nature and Ecojustice on Bill 257 regarding legislation to exempt MZOs from planning laws and policy

Mar 4, 2021

New law would allow environmentally destructive projects to go forward even if they contravene basic planning rules  Toronto, Ont./ Traditional territories of several First Nations including the Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, … Read more.

Spô’zêm First Nation and environmental groups celebrate halt to logging in forests where last three spotted owls live

Feb 25, 2021

Groups say this gives the nearly extirpated species a shot at survival VANCOUVER / UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mes and Sel̓íl̓witulh TERRITORIES — Today the B.C. and the federal governments announced a … Read more.

Ontario youth back climate class action out of Quebec

Feb 23, 2021

TORONTO/TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE HURON-WENDAT, THE ANISHNAABEG, HAUDENOSAUNEE, CHIPPEWAS AND THE MISSISSAUGAS OF THE CREDIT FIRST NATION – A group of youth climate activists in Ontario are voicing support for … Read more.

Ecojustice to challenge Premier Kenney’s anti-environment agenda in court once again

Feb 22, 2021

Canada’s largest environmental law charity to defend federal Impact Assessment Act CALGARY/TERRITORIES OF THE BLACKFOOT AND PEOPLES OF TREATY 7, HOME TO MÉTIS NATION OF ALBERTA, REGION III  – Ecojustice … Read more.

Ecojustice heads to court to challenge Alberta public inquiry

Feb 10, 2021

CALGARY/TERRITORIES OF THE BLACKFOOT AND PEOPLES OF TREATY 7, HOME TO MÉTIS NATION OF ALBERTA, REGION III – Ecojustice will appear in the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench to challenge … Read more.

Alberta public inquiry: Ecojustice to appear in court Thursday and Friday

Feb 8, 2021

CALGARY/TERRITORIES OF THE BLACKFOOT AND PEOPLES OF TREATY 7, HOME TO MÉTIS NATION OF ALBERTA, REGION III – Lawyers from Ecojustice will appear in the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench … Read more.

Groups request the federal government conduct environmental assessments for two proposed Ontario highways on environmentally sensitive land

Feb 3, 2021

TORONTO/TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE HURON-WENDAT, THE ANISHNAABEG, HAUDENOSAUNEE, MÉTIS, AND THE MISSISSAUGAS OF THE CREDIT FIRST NATION – Today, Environmental Defence, Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition … Read more.

All parties involved in VW emissions-cheating must be investigated

Jan 25, 2021

Environmental groups back in court to argue for transparent investigation of environmental crimes Toronto, Ont. – Environmental groups are at the Federal Court of Appeal today to make sure the … Read more.

Mainland moose protectors in court to defend right to safeguard  species habitat

Jan 25, 2021

HALIFAX/K’JIPUKTUK, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE MI’KMAQ PEOPLE – Conservation groups and concerned citizens will appear before the Nova Scotia Supreme Court tomorrow to defend their right to peacefully protest clearcutting … Read more.

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

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