Press Releases

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.

Groups head to court to ensure Newfoundland fish farming projects get proper environmental assessments

Nov 6, 2019

Unregulated hatchery expansion could devastate wild salmon populations St John’s, November 6, 2019 – Ecojustice, acting on behalf grassroots groups and individuals concerned about the health of wild Atlantic salmon … Read more.

Conservation groups appeal to Supreme Court in Trans Mountain suit

Nov 5, 2019

OTTAWA — Ecojustice, acting on behalf of Raincoast Conservation Foundation and Living Oceans Society, is taking the fight to defend endangered Southern Resident killer whales from the Trans Mountain pipeline … Read more.

New climate accountability bill triggers much-needed reboot of B.C. climate laws

Oct 31, 2019

VANCOUVER – The Government of British Columbia’s proposed Climate Accountability Amendment Act, tabled today, triggers a much-needed reboot of the province’s climate laws, Ecojustice climate director Alan Andrews says. If … Read more.

Ecojustice statement on B.C. UNDRIP legislation (Bill 41)

Oct 24, 2019

For immediate release: October 24, 2019   Vancouver – On Thursday, October 24, the B.C. government introduced legislation to create a process that will align provincial laws with the United … Read more.

Ecojustice statement on federal election 2019 results: New and re-elected MPs must collaborate to fight climate emergency

Oct 22, 2019

For immediate release: October 22, 2019 Ottawa — Canadians sent an important message to new and re-elected MPs in the 2019 federal election: it’s time to deliver rapid and meaningful … Read more.

Environmental groups go to court to defend Canadians’ rights to transparent investigation in the Volkswagen diesel scandal

Oct 21, 2019

OTTAWA, October 21, 2019 – Ecojustice is in court today on behalf of staff from Environmental Defence to demand that Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) proceed with an open … Read more.

Ecojustice responds to Ontario Divisional Court ruling on the 2018 cancellation of the province’s cap and trade program

Oct 11, 2019

TORONTO, October 11, 2019 – A suit brought by Greenpeace Canada, represented by Ecojustice, was dismissed by Ontario’s divisional court today. However, the majority of the court agreed that Premier … Read more.

Media Contacts


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

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