Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Tag: Ecojustice

Impact Assessment Act Weakened by Lobbying Say Environmental Groups

Groups including West Coast Environmental Law, Canadian Freshwater Alliance, and Ecojustice have called attention to the possible weakening of environmental impact assessments through lobbied...

De Beers Fails to Report Mercury Entering Watershed

Wildands League (WL), assisted by Ecojustice lawyers, has filed a private prosecution against De Beers Canada Inc. for failing to report levels of mercury...

Ontario Proposes Great Lakes Protection Act

The Ontario government has proposed a Great Lakes Protection Act, strategy, and support for local actions. Already, several groups have commented on the news. “Protecting the...

Ecojustice Gives Feds an ‘F’ Grade for Water Protection

The federal government is still failing to ensure all Canadians have access to safe drinking water, according to a new report from Ecojustice. Waterproof 3,...

Finding Balance

When it comes to the Great Lakes, it’s all about balance. A recent United States Geological Survey five-year report on Great Lakes Basin water...

Groups Call for B.C. Public Trust in New Water Act

A new report released by Ecojustice and POLIS Water Sustainability Project outlines how the B.C. government can become leaders in responsible freshwater management by...

Water Risk Remains, Says Report

Ten years after Walkerton, Canadians remain at risk of waterborne disease outbreaks as a growing divide emerges between those who have access to safe...

Groups Respond to Proposed Water Opportunities Act

With the announcement of the proposed Water Opportunities Act in yesterday's Speech from the Throne, the...

Federal Court Orders Mining Pollution Data

The Federal Court of Canada has ordered the federal government to provide data on one of Canada's largest sources of pollution—mine tailings and waste...

Canada’s Provinces, Eco-Rated

Our friends over at Corporate Knights have released their first comprehensive environmental report card for all of Canada's provinces and territories. The Green Provincial Report...

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