Press releases

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.

Victory for wild salmon as Federal Court strikes down aquaculture licence conditions

May 7, 2015

Department of Fisheries and Oceans needs to err on the side of caution in regulating fish farms, Court rules VANCOUVER — The Federal Court has struck down aquaculture licence conditions … Read more.

Harrietsfield residents urge action after Nova Scotia Supreme Court upholds clean-up order

May 7, 2015

HARRIETSFIELD, N.S. — The Nova Scotia Supreme Court has upheld a cleanup order that will force polluters to clean up contamination that has left families in Harrietsfield unable to safely … Read more.

Environmental groups back in court over pesticide banned in Norway but permitted in Canada

Apr 16, 2015

Feds shielding from review products toxic to bees OTTAWA and MONTREAL – The federal government is unlawfully shielding from review pest control products containing a pesticide banned in Norway, environmental … Read more.

Local Resident Seeks Justice for Failure to Clean Up Thane Smelter Site

Apr 8, 2015

Local resident Debbie Gordon is seeking a judicial review in the matter of the abandoned Thane Smelter in the town of Georgina, Ontario. Laura Bowman and Ian Miron, lawyers working … Read more.

Groups ask government to classify microbeads “toxic”

Mar 23, 2015

TORONTO AND OTTAWA — Environmental Defence, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper, and Ottawa Riverkeeper, represented by counsel at Ecojustice, have submitted a formal request to Hon. Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, … Read more.

Lawsuit to be dropped after College of Veterinarians agrees to investigate complaint

Feb 11, 2015

VANCOUVER- Less than two months after Ecojustice launched a lawsuit against the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia for its refusal to investigate a 2013 complaint made by their client, … Read more.

Environmental groups launch appeal of Darlington nuclear rebuild project

Jan 27, 2015

TORONTO — Environmental groups are appealing a Federal Court decision that refused to overturn an environmental assessment of Ontario Power Generation’s proposal to rebuild four aging nuclear reactors at the … Read more.

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