Press Releases

Ecojustice: Minister should not approve terminal expansion that will have ‘adverse’ impacts on endangered killer whales

Mar 31, 2020

VANCOUVER – Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change should not approve a proposed terminal expansion at the mouth of British Columbia’s Fraser River, Ecojustice says, following a panel report … Read more.

Albertans deserve transparency on controversial public inquiry: Ecojustice

Mar 11, 2020

CALGARY — Ecojustice is urging the province to end the secrecy around its “Public Inquiry into Anti-Albertan Energy Campaigns.” In a letter issued on March 2, Ecojustice lawyer Barry Robinson … Read more.

Supreme Court of Canada refuses to hear Trans Mountain case, conservation groups react

Mar 5, 2020

VANCOUVER – The Supreme Court of Canada announced today that it will not hear a set of legal challenges to the federal government’s re-approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline project, … Read more.

Ecojustice to face-off against Kenney gov’t in court again

Mar 4, 2020

Environmental group intervening in legal proceedings to defend federal Impact Assessment Act For immediate release March 4, 2020 CALGARY – Ecojustice is intervening in another constitutional reference case brought by … Read more.

Groups welcome ruling on hatchery expansion

Feb 27, 2020

Newfoundland fish farming project requires fulsome environmental assessment St. John’s – Ecojustice, on behalf of grassroots groups and individuals concerned about the health of wild Atlantic salmon stocks, welcomes the … Read more.

David Suzuki Foundation and Ecojustice: Confident Supreme Court of Canada will uphold federal right to price carbon pollution despite setback from Alberta court

Feb 24, 2020

EDMONTON: Today’s split decision by the Alberta Court of Appeal on the federal government’s right to implement a national climate policy, including pricing carbon pollution, is being called a “setback, … Read more.

Teck withdrawal signals need for clear plan to reach net-zero emissions by 2050

Feb 24, 2020

CALGARY – Teck Resources Ltd.’s decision to withdraw its plans to build a massive oil sands mine in northeast Alberta points to the need for a comprehensive plan to tackle … Read more.

Statement: Court decision gives pesticide industry extra time to complete its paperwork while bees and other pollinators pay the price.

Feb 19, 2020

TORONTO – Environmental groups renew their call for the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (the PMRA) to act swiftly to implement registration amendments to curtail the use of neonicotinoid pesticides. These … Read more.

Temagami watchdogs sue Ford government over refusal to consider climate emergency in forestry planning

Feb 6, 2020

Ministry-approved plan cites long-cancelled carbon management measures Ottawa, February 6, 2020 — Ecojustice lawyers, on behalf of Earthroots and Friends of Temagami, have filed a lawsuit against the Ford government … Read more.

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