Press Releases

Tent Mountain coal mine: Niitsitapi Water Protectors, landowners group, environmental orgs urge Canada to designate project for assessment

Apr 6, 2021

CALGARY/TERRITORIES OF THE NIITSITAPI (BLACKFOOT) AND PEOPLES OF TREATY 7, INCLUDING THE SIKSIKA, PIIKUNI, KAINAI, TSUUT’INA AND STONEY NAKODA FIRST NATIONS, INCLUDING CHINIKI, BEARSPAW AND WESLEY FIRST NATIONS, HOME TO … Read more.

Youth climate case forges ahead after court affirms historic decision

Mar 26, 2021

TORONTO/TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE HURON-WENDAT, THE ANISHNAABEG, HAUDENOSAUNEE, CHIPPEWAS AND THE MISSISSAUGAS OF THE CREDIT FIRST NATION – A court has dismissed Ontario’s attempt to overturn a key decision in … Read more.

Ecojustice celebrates Supreme Court of Canada carbon pricing decision

Mar 25, 2021

OTTAWA/TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – Ecojustice lawyers welcome today’s Supreme Court of Canada decision confirming that national, coordinated action to price carbon is constitutionally-sound and essential … Read more.

Environmental organizations, scientist, in court to fight for fish farm phase out in Discovery Islands

Mar 24, 2021

VANCOUVER/UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (MUSQUEAM), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (SQUAMISH) AND səlilwətaɬ (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES – On behalf of environmental organizations and an independent scientist, Ecojustice will be in court today to argue that aquaculture companies … Read more.

Environmental groups secure halt to impending destruction of Lower Duffins Creek Wetland

Mar 15, 2021

 Ontario government must halt legal attacks on planning laws and repeal MZO For immediate release: March 15, 2021 Toronto, Ont./ Traditional territories of several First Nations including the Williams Treaties … Read more.

Environmental groups file urgent motion to stop destruction of Lower Duffins Creek Wetland

Mar 8, 2021

Ontario government is trying to run roughshod over its own planning laws Toronto, Ont./ Traditional territories of several First Nations including the Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Chippewas, and the Mississaugas … Read more.

Statement from Environmental Defence, Ontario Nature and Ecojustice on Bill 257 regarding legislation to exempt MZOs from planning laws and policy

Mar 4, 2021

New law would allow environmentally destructive projects to go forward even if they contravene basic planning rules  Toronto, Ont./ Traditional territories of several First Nations including the Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, … Read more.

Spô’zêm First Nation and environmental groups celebrate halt to logging in forests where last three spotted owls live

Feb 25, 2021

Groups say this gives the nearly extirpated species a shot at survival VANCOUVER / UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mes and Sel̓íl̓witulh TERRITORIES — Today the B.C. and the federal governments announced a … Read more.

Ontario youth back climate class action out of Quebec

Feb 23, 2021

TORONTO/TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE HURON-WENDAT, THE ANISHNAABEG, HAUDENOSAUNEE, CHIPPEWAS AND THE MISSISSAUGAS OF THE CREDIT FIRST NATION – A group of youth climate activists in Ontario are voicing support for … Read more.

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soshea@ecojustice.ca

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