Press releases

Groups applaud reintroduction of Great Lakes Protection Act: urge all parties to support a strong law to protect the lakes

Feb 26, 2013

Press release welcoming the reintroduction of the Great Lakes Protection Act in the Ontario legislature.

3 in 5 Canadians say federal government doing too little to protect endangered species

Dec 12, 2012

The majority of Canadians believe the federal government isn’t doing enough to ensure the survival of Canada’s endangered plants and animals and should strengthen and better enforce the country’s species at risk law, according to a national poll released today.

Ottawa’s failure to follow own law threatening endangered species: Ecojustice report

Nov 21, 2012

Failure to protect: Grading Canada’s species at risk laws released today

Lawsuit to protect Ont. families from industrial pollution in Chemical Valley being challenged by oil company

Nov 20, 2012

Ecojustice lawyers are in a Toronto court today to defend Ron Plain and Ada Lockridge’s right to challenge a decision by Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment to permit pollution in Sarnia’s notorious industrial area, widely known as Chemical Valley.

Chemical Valley faces Canada’s Charter

Nov 20, 2012

Sarnia pollution violates health and basic human rights of residents.

Vancouver urged to fulfill bright green promise of environmental rights

Oct 31, 2012

Ecojustice report gives city tools to create right to a healthy environment

Ecojustice applauds proposed Canadian Environmental Bill of Rights

Oct 30, 2012

Private members bill will address ‘civil rights issue of our generation’ [November 5, 2009]

Chemical Valley residents demand new law for Ontario’s Pollution Hot Spots

Oct 30, 2012

Application highlights need for new law to protect residents in Ontario’s pollution hotspots [January 30 2009]

Aamjiwnaang Bucket Brigade discovers alarming levels of toxic chemicals in Sarnia

Oct 30, 2012

Bucket Brigade volunteers find toxics in the air in Sarnia, Ontario [Feb 20 2008]

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