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Ecojustice ‘disappointed’ by B.C. Supreme Court ruling that denies province’s ability to protect communities from toxic oil spills

May 24, 2019

VANCOUVER, May 24, 2019 – The B.C. Court of Appeal delivered its judgment today on whether the Government of British Columbia has the authority to amend its laws to limit … Read more.

STATEMENT: Premier Jason Kenney’s plan to kill Alberta’s carbon tax is short sighted

May 23, 2019

CALGARY, May 23, 2019 — Premier Jason Kenney tabled legislation yesterday to scrap Alberta’s carbon tax as of May 30. The legislation removes the consumer levy, as well as the … Read more.

Terminal 2 expansion threatens orcas, salmon and climate action

May 22, 2019

VANCOUVER, May 22 2019 — Tomorrow, conservation groups will present three main concerns with the proposed Terminal 2 expansion at Roberts Bank in Delta to the federal review panel. Groups … Read more.

Canada’s recovery measures for endangered killer whales a positive step: Conservation groups

May 10, 2019

VANCOUVER — A coalition of six conservation groups commends the federal government’s new measures to support Southern Resident killer whale recovery. The measures are the boldest yet; greater whale-watching restrictions, … Read more.

Senate committee threatens to undermine C-69

May 10, 2019

OTTAWA, 10 May 2019 – Members of the Senate committee reviewing Bill C-69 have unleashed a tsunami of 240 amendments that threaten to destroy the integrity of the bill, say … Read more.

Environmental groups demand feds act to save the critically endangered Spotted Owl

May 8, 2019

Vancouver – May 8, 2019. Today, Ecojustice demanded action for the endangered Spotted Owl in British Columbia, after decades of mismanagement by the provincial government. On behalf of the Wilderness … Read more.

Court confirms Canada’s ability to tackle national climate “emergency”

May 3, 2019

REGINA – The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal ruled today that the federal government has the power to take national action to tackle climate change. The decision upholds the federal government’s … Read more.

STATEMENT: Proposed regulations for C-69 a “major misstep”, says Ecojustice

May 1, 2019

OTTAWA, May 1,  2019 – Ecojustice called regulations proposed today for the  new impact assessment system a major misstep by the federal government that will impede Canada’s ability to fight … Read more.

Calling wipes “flushable” is false and misleading, say environmental groups

May 1, 2019

OTTAWA, May 1, 2019 – Today, Friends of the Earth Canada, represented by Ecojustice, filed an application seeking an investigation by the Competition Bureau into false and misleading claims made … Read more.

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Catharine Tunnacliffe
1-800-926-7744 ext. 277
ctunnacliffe@ecojustice.ca

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