Press Releases

Ecojustice, Sierra Club BC in court over environmental assessment exemption for unlawfully-built dams

Oct 3, 2019

VANCOUVER – Ecojustice and Sierra Club BC are in court this week to challenge the British Columbia government’s decision to exempt two Petronas Canada dams from environmental assessments — after … Read more.

Nova Scotia government must answer for years of inaction in court

Sep 23, 2019

Failure to follow the law has dire consequences for species-at-risk, environmental groups say HALIFAX, N.S., September 23, 2019 – The Nova Scotia government will have to answer for years of … Read more.

Kenney should expect legal action if commissioner fails to address flaws in ‘unlawful’ inquiry

Sep 18, 2019

CALGARY – Jason Kenney’s government could be at the receiving end of a court challenge if the commissioner in charge of a controversial public inquiry fails to address “fundamental issues … Read more.

Statement: Conservation groups respond to Federal Court of Appeal decision on Trans Mountain

Sep 4, 2019

VANCOUVER – The Federal Court of Appeal ruled today that it will not proceed with hearing a case Ecojustice brought on behalf of Raincoast Conservation Foundation and Living Oceans Society, … Read more.

Environmental groups welcome inquiry into labelling of “flushable” wipes

Aug 28, 2019

Competition Bureau will get to the bottom of whether flushability claims are misleading Toronto, August 28, 2019 – Responding to a campaign by Ecojustice, representing six individuals supported by Friends … Read more.

Jumbo Valley to stay wild

Aug 6, 2019

“Zombie” project cannot proceed after Court rules Minister’s decision must stand VANCOUVER, August 6, 2019 – Ecojustice is celebrating a win for Jumbo Valley, an area of B.C.’s Purcell mountains … Read more.

Pending approval of new oil sands mine cause for concern

Jul 26, 2019

Pembina Institute and Ecojustice react to Joint Review Panel recommendation to approve new oilsands mine CALGARY – Environmental law group Ecojustice and the Pembina Institute are concerned about the potential … Read more.

Environmental groups taking Minister to court again for failing to charge VW for polluting

Jul 24, 2019

Toronto July 24 – Ecojustice, on behalf of Environmental Defence staff, has launched a case seeking to hold Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna accountable for failing to transparently … Read more.

Conservation groups launch new case challenging Trans Mountain Pipeline

Jul 8, 2019

VANCOUVER – Ecojustice is going back to court on behalf of Living Oceans Society and Raincoast Conservation Foundation to challenge the federal government’s re-approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. … Read more.

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