Press releases

Leading Canadians call for investigation of climate change denier groups

Dec 3, 2015

False representations mislead Canadians and violate the Competition Act TORONTO — Six leading Canadians are calling on the Commissioner of Competition to investigate false and misleading representations made by climate … Read more.

Conservation groups in court to defend Jasper National Park from further commercial development

Oct 27, 2015

Approval of concept plan to add overnight commercial accommodation at Maligne Lake threatens park protection, groups say EDMONTON — Conservation groups are in court today to challenge Parks Canada’s approval … Read more.

Environmental groups celebrate the passage of the Great Lakes Protection Act

Oct 7, 2015

Toronto, ON – An alliance of environmental groups applauds the Ontario government for taking strong action today to protect the Great Lakes, the source of drinking water for 80 per … Read more.

Environmental groups go to court to quash Enbridge pipeline approval

Oct 5, 2015

Hearing continues today on Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline project VANCOUVER – Environmental groups are in court today making the case for why the federal government’s approval of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway … Read more.

Public interest groups disappointed by Court ruling on Darlington nuclear project

Sep 14, 2015

TORONTO – Public interest groups are disappointed by the Federal Court of Appeal’s rejection of a ruling requiring the full effects of building new reactors in Ontario be publicly assessed … Read more.

Ecojustice applauds federal government’s plan to ban microbeads

Jul 31, 2015

Whether ban extends to so-called ‘biodegradable’ microbeads still to be determined OTTAWA – In the wake of new evidence that finds microbeads pose a risk to the environment, the federal … Read more.

Morton, Ecojustice respond to DFO, Marine Harvest aquaculture appeal

Jun 9, 2015

Appeal raises more questions about disease on B.C. salmon farms VANCOUVER — Biologist Alexandra Morton is vowing to go back to court to uphold a precedent-setting Federal Court decision that … Read more.

Ecojustice congratulates Ontario for fulfilling promise to restrict bee-killing pesticides

Jun 9, 2015

Ontario becomes first province or state in North America to restrict neonics TORONTO — Ontario’s pollinator protection regulations, released today, make it the first province or state in North America to … Read more.

Endangered Sage-grouse numbers on the rise in Alberta, Saskatchewan

Jun 3, 2015

Federal emergency order helping endangered prairie bird populations recover CALGARY — Canada’s endangered Greater Sage-grouse populations are on the rebound and conservation groups are cautiously optimistic about the increased numbers. Credited … Read more.

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