Press Releases

Cabinet must reject NEB recommendation, shut door on Trans Mountain project: Ecojustice

Feb 22, 2019

VANCOUVER – The National Energy Board (NEB) recommended today that Cabinet approve the Trans Mountain pipeline project, following a review of the project’s marine shipping impacts. Ecojustice lawyer Dyna Tuytel … Read more.

B.C. budget: New laws needed to balance B.C’s carbon budget, Ecojustice says

Feb 19, 2019

VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia released the province’s 2019 budget today, committing nearly $1 billion in funding for its CleanBC climate strategy. Alan Andrews, Ecojustice’s climate change program … Read more.

Carbon price essential for fair and effective national climate plan, Regina court hears

Feb 14, 2019

REGINA — Ecojustice lawyers, representing the David Suzuki Foundation, argued in court today that the risks of climate change, and our ability to respond to counter it effectively, requires a national … Read more.

Species at risk habitat shouldn’t be open for business

Feb 14, 2019

Ontario review of Endangered Species Act could put vulnerable species at even greater risk TORONTO — The Government of Ontario’s review of the 2007 Endangered Species Act could put the … Read more.

Ecojustice: Environment minister in conflict of interest, must step away from Northern Pulp assessment

Feb 13, 2019

HALIFAX – The province’s Minister of Environment has a conflict of interest in relation to Northern Pulp’s proposed effluent treatment facility and should step away from an environmental assessment of … Read more.

Federal Court strikes down policy on virus that threatens wild salmon, Ecojustice reacts

Feb 4, 2019

VANCOUVER – The Federal Court issued a decision today that strikes down the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans’ policy on piscine orthoreovirus, a virus that threatens wild salmon off the … Read more.

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority axes permit for Fraser-Surrey coal facility, Ecojustice reacts

Feb 1, 2019

VANCOUVER – The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has cancelled a permit for the Fraser Surrey Docks coal project, a proposed facility that would have seen millions of tonnes of American … Read more.

SCC decision on abandoned oil wells a victory for environment and public but problems remain, Ecojustice says

Jan 31, 2019

CALGARY – The Supreme Court of Canada ruled today that cleaning up abandoned oil and gas wells must come before the interests of creditors after a company has gone bankrupt. … Read more.

Doug Ford government loses attempt to quash cap and trade case

Jan 26, 2019

Greenpeace Canada and Ecojustice will see Ontario in court in April over government’s failure to consult the public after cancelling cap and trade TORONTO, 26 January 2019 — The Ford government’s … Read more.

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

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