Posted on February 8, 2021 (updated: February 5, 2021)

Alberta public inquiry: Ecojustice to appear in court Thursday and Friday

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CALGARY/TERRITORIES OF THE BLACKFOOT AND PEOPLES OF TREATY 7, HOME TO MÉTIS NATION OF ALBERTA, REGION III – Lawyers from Ecojustice will appear in the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench on Feb. 11 and Feb. 12 to challenge the public inquiry into “anti-Alberta” energy campaigns.

Ecojustice is asking the court to quash the inquiry, on the grounds that it is unlawful, biased, and an unfair use of government power.

Devon Page, the executive director of Ecojustice, will be available for print, online, radio, and television interviews in the lead-up to the hearing and on the days Ecojustice is in court.

What: A hearing in the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench on the public inquiry into “anti-Alberta” campaigns

When: Feb. 11 and Feb. 12, 2021

Where: The hearing will stream virtually. Email echan@ecojustice.ca for details on how to access it.

If you are interested in speaking with Devon about the inquiry and legal challenge, please contact Emily Chan, Ecojustice communications strategist, at echan@ecojustice.ca or 1-800-926-7744, ext. 277.

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Ecojustice uses the power of the law to defend nature, combat climate change, and fight for a healthy environment. Its strategic, public interest lawsuits and advocacy lead to precedent-setting court decisions and law and policy that deliver lasting solutions to Canada’s most urgent environmental problems. As Canada’s largest environmental law charity, Ecojustice operates offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, and Halifax.

For media inquiries

Emily Chan, communications strategist | Ecojustice
echan@ecojustice.ca, 1-800-926-7744, ext. 277

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