Fighting for “polluter pays principle” at Supreme Court

Representing Friends of the Earth before the Supreme Court of Canada, Ecojustice argued that insolvent corporations cannot shift the cost of cleaning up environmental contamination to the taxpayer.

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Greenpeace blockades a Quebec ministry to protest forestry practices

After delivering to the ministry a load of two-by-fours manufactured by AbitibiBowater, Canada’s largest and most destructive logging company, a dozen Greenpeace activists chained themselves to the building doors, at 880 Chemin Sainte-Foy in Quebec City. They also hung a banner reading: “Boreal Forest: The Destruction Starts Here”.