Press Releases

Victory! Young Ontarians prevail over Ford government’s attempt to shut down climate case

Nov 13, 2020

Landmark climate ruling a first for Canadian court TORONTO – Seven young Ontarians have prevailed over the provincial government’s attempt to shut down a lawsuit asserting Charter rights life, liberty, … Read more.

Statement: Canada must deliver on climate change following Biden victory

Nov 10, 2020

Vancouver, B.C. – Ecojustice Climate Program Director Alan Andrews issued the following statement in response to Joe Biden’s election as the next president of the United States:  “The next president … Read more.

First Nations, environmental groups call on Alberta and Canada to implement immediate actions to protect boreal caribou

Oct 29, 2020

CALGARY – The Alberta Wilderness Association, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN), Mikisew Cree First Nation (MCFN), David Suzuki Foundation and Ecojustice say a recent agreement between Canada and Alberta regarding … Read more.

Statement: Ecojustice condemns violence, racism against Mi’kmaq

Oct 23, 2020

HALIFAX / K’JIPUKTUK – Ecojustice condemns the violent and destructive acts of racism against Mi’kmaq fishers and their property, and supports members of the Sipekne’katik First Nation as they exercise … Read more.

Environmental groups enter legal challenge of glyphosate approval in Canada

Oct 21, 2020

TORONTO – Environmental groups will be heading to the Federal Court of Appeal in support of a case related to the Pest Management Regulatory Agency’s (PMRA) decision to continue registration … Read more.

Ecojustice, Wilderness Committee demand federal emergency protections for dwindling northern spotted owls

Oct 14, 2020

VANCOUVER / UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mes and Sel̓íl̓witulh TERRITORIES – Canada is down to the last pair of spotted owls in the wild — and B.C. is logging away their forest … Read more.

Failure to close open-net fish farms in the Discovery Islands puts wild salmon at increased risk

Sep 29, 2020

VANCOUVER – Kegan Pepper-Smith, Ecojustice lawyer, issued the following statement in regards to Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Bernadette Jordan’s decision to keep open-net fish farms open in the Discovery … Read more.

‘We are with you’ – Ontario youth voice support for fellow climate activists

Sep 29, 2020

TORONTO – Less than three months after appearing in a virtual court hearing themselves, the seven youth at the helm of an Ontario-based climate case have a message for other … Read more.

Statement: Ecojustice reacts to Speech from the Throne

Sep 23, 2020

Feds must deliver on commitments to enviro legislation as soon as possible For immediate release: September 23, 2020 Ottawa, Ont. – Ecojustice executive director Devon Page issued the following statement … Read more.

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