Press releases

Beneficiaries warn Canada’s largest pensions of legal duty to manage climate-related financial risks

Sep 29, 2021

Letters to 10 biggest pension funds request transparency and a plan to meet legal obligations regarding climate risk management VANCOUVER/UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (MUSQUEAM), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (SQUAMISH) AND səlilwətaɬ (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES – Letters … Read more.

New federal gov must show it’s serious about Canada’s environment

Sep 21, 2021

OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – Canadians have again chosen not to give any one party a majority of seats in Parliament. But they have made it clear — again — that their preference is for … Read more.

Environmental groups celebrate protection of Lower Duffins Creek Wetland

Sep 17, 2021

Developer withdraws permit application for Provincially Significant Wetland Toronto, Ont./ Traditional territories of several First Nations including the Williams Treaties First Nations, Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Chippewas, and the Mississaugas of the Credit First … Read more.

Government motion attempts to deny Mitchikanibikok Inik First Nation their day in court

Sep 16, 2021

First Nations community challenges free entry mining in Quebec court OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – The Mitchikanibikok Inik First Nation will be in the Superior Court … Read more.

Ontario acted ‘unreasonably and unlawfully’ with changes to minister’s zoning order legislation

Sep 8, 2021

Minister failed to adequately consult with Ontarians on controversial changes Toronto, Ont./ Traditional territories of several First Nations including the Williams Treaties First Nations, Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Chippewas, and … Read more.

Federal parties must champion environment during federal election campaign

Aug 16, 2021

OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – As they seek a mandate from voters on September 20, federal parties will have to clearly demonstrate how they will tackle … Read more.

“Sustainable” forestry claims are false and misleading: citizen complaint

Jul 21, 2021

Canadian citizens call for an investigation into Canadian Standards Association’s Sustainable Forest Management Standard, say it misleads buyers of forest products VANCOUVER/UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (MUSQUEAM), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (SQUAMISH) AND səlilwətaɬ (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES  … Read more.

Lower Duffins Creek Wetland is finally protected from destruction

Jul 8, 2021

Ontario government revokes MZO following pressure from local, environmental and Indigenous Groups Toronto, Ont./ Traditional territories of several First Nations including the Williams Treaties First Nations, Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, … Read more.

De Beers pleads guilty to failing to report mercury pollution at Canadian diamond mine

Jul 6, 2021

Resolution sets strong precedent of accountability for future mining projects TORONTO, ONT./TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE HURON-WENDAT, THE ANISHNAABEG, HAUDENOSAUNEE, CHIPPEWAS AND THE MISSISSAUGAS OF THE CREDIT FIRST NATION (Boozhoo, Kino … Read more.

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

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