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Flawed environmental assessment of offshore drilling in Newfoundland and Labrador puts marine ecosystems at risk

May 12, 2020

Environmental groups taking legal action against federal government over flawed environmental impact assessment St. JOHN’S, NL – Environmental groups are taking legal action against the federal government for failing to … Read more.

Seismic survey threatens endangered whales

May 8, 2020

VANCOUVER – As the oceans become quieter amidst the global pandemic, an application for seismic surveys off the West Coast of Vancouver Island threatens the recovery of endangered Southern Resident … Read more.

Court decision leaves door open for B.C. to give companies ‘free pass’ on environmental laws: Ecojustice

Apr 23, 2020

VANCOUVER – The Government of British Columbia acted lawfully when it retroactively granted environmental assessment exemptions to two fracking dams constructed by Petronas Canada, the B.C. Supreme Court ruled yesterday. … Read more.

Ontario youth vow to fight off Ford government’s efforts to shut down climate lawsuit

Apr 16, 2020

Ford takes aim at youth climate case  TORONTO — The seven young people suing the Government of Ontario for weakening its climate targets said today that they are determined to … Read more.

Ecojustice reacts: Ford suspends public participation in proposed Ontario government environmental decisions

Apr 7, 2020

For immediate release April 7, 2020   Toronto – The Ford government has used the cover of the COVID-19 pandemic to pass a regulation that effectively suspends public consultation under … Read more.

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.

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