Law, Policy, & Standards

David Suzuki: The movement for environmental rights is building

David Suzuki: The movement for environmental rights is building

More than half the world’s nations already recognize environmental rights. It’s time for Canada to live up to its values and join this growing global movement.

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Skownan First Nation and Manitoba government announce new protected lands

Skownan First Nation and Manitoba government announce new protected lands

New Chitek Lake Provincial Park successfully protects Skownan First Nation’s territory.

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Federal government cancels meeting intended to save species at risk

Federal government cancels meeting intended to save species at risk

No rationale for the cancellation, leaving stakeholders questioning the federal government’s commitment to protecting Canada’s most vulnerable wildlife.

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BC groups launch legal challenge over coal transport in Fraser River

BC groups launch legal challenge over coal transport in Fraser River

Ecojustice lawyers filed the case on behalf of two local residents and two BC organizations, Voters Taking Action on Climate Change and Communities and Coal.

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Conservation groups challenge Jasper National Park development proposal

Conservation groups challenge Jasper National Park development proposal

Allowing overnight commercial accommodations at Maligne Lake violates Jasper National Park management plan.

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Carrier’s Liability: Kinder Morgan’s Achilles Heel

Carrier’s Liability: Kinder Morgan’s Achilles Heel

Once oil leaves the dock, says Kinder Morgan representative, the company is not responsible for tanker spills in BC waters.

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Haida Nation announces legal challenge against Northern Gateway

Haida Nation announces legal challenge against Northern Gateway

Legal team argues the Harper Government decision to conditionally approve the pipeline was unconstitutional.

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Lax drinking water standards put Canadians at risk

Lax drinking water standards put Canadians at risk

Canada has no standard for more than 100 substances regulated by at least one other comparison country.

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Environmental groups challenge federal approval of Northern Gateway in court

Environmental groups challenge federal approval of Northern Gateway in court

Joint Review Panel’s flawed final report cannot be used as basis for federal approval, groups allege.

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Ontario failing in fight against climate change

Ontario failing in fight against climate change

Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller says Ontario needs to get back in the game on climate change.

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