Press Releases

Statement: We are confident that a full environmental assessment report will prove that Northern Pulp’s proposal is not viable

Dec 17, 2019

Pictou and Halifax – Ecojustice and Friends of the Northumberland Strait (FONS) are relieved and pleased that the Minister of Environment has not approved Northern Pulp’s proposed new effluent treatment … Read more.

Caribou hearing adjourned pending further discussions with federal government

Dec 16, 2019

CALGARY – A legal case concerning protection for boreal caribou habitat in northeastern Alberta has been adjourned, pending further discussions between the environmental groups and First Nations that brought the … Read more.

Climate emergency needs a national response to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Dec 16, 2019

EDMONTON – Ecojustice lawyers, on behalf of their clients, are in court this week to intervene in Premier Jason Kenney’s attempt to thwart nationally-coordinated action on climate change. Ecojustice is … Read more.

Federal Government lays charges against Volkswagen for its diesel emissions scandal four years after Dieselgate

Dec 9, 2019

Toronto, Ont. – Today, the Government of Canada laid criminal charges against Volkswagen for unlawfully importing and selling nearly 128,000 rigged diesel vehicles containing an emission cheating device.   “We are … Read more.

Environmental groups in court to challenge delay in phasing out neonic pesticide

Dec 5, 2019

Delay in neonic pesticide phase-out challenged in Federal Court Toronto – Ecojustice, on behalf of the David Suzuki Foundation, Wilderness Committee, Friends of the Earth Canada and Équiterre, are in … Read more.

7 Ontario youths sue Ford gov’t for weakening 2030 climate target

Nov 26, 2019

Lawsuit, backed by Ecojustice, argues Ford’s climate rollbacks violate Ontarians’ Charter rights TORONTO — Seven young people are suing the Government of Ontario for weakening its climate targets because it … Read more.

Ecojustice launches legal challenge against divisive Alberta public inquiry

Nov 21, 2019

CALGARY – Ecojustice is taking the Jason Kenney government to court over its controversial inquiry into environmental organizations and “anti-Albertan” activities. Canada’s largest environmental law charity announced Thursday that it … Read more.

UCP campaign donations raise questions of bias in Alberta public inquiry

Nov 15, 2019

CALGARY – Public political donation records raise serious questions about Steve Allan’s ability to impartially carry out his duties as commissioner of Alberta’s controversial public inquiry into environmental organizations, Ecojustice … Read more.

Ecojustice to affirm the right to freedom of expression in Supreme Court of Canada

Nov 12, 2019

Ottawa, November 12, 2019 – Ecojustice is intervening at the Supreme Court of Canada to advocate for a strong interpretation of Ontario’s Protection of Public Participation Act. The legal intervention … Read more.

Media Contacts


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

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