Webinar from the Commissioner of Environment and Sustainable Development

Julie Gelfand, Commissioner of Environment and Sustainable Development, outlines her first report in a webinar hosted by the Sustainability Network.

Black Out Speak Out

If you believe that good democracy requires all voices to be fairly heard, speak out on June 4.

Environmental rules should be better, not easier

Changes announced in the recent federal budget make it easier for the federal government and industry to push through projects, and limit the ability of ordinary Canadian citizens to have a say in matters of national importance.

Weak assessment laws put Canada at risk: Ecojustice

Ottawa – Federal law must require assessment of worst-case scenarios such as nuclear meltdowns, offshore oil spills and tar-sands tailing dam breaches says Ecojustice, a Canadian not-for-profit environmental law group.

Environmental Assessment Lawsuit Moves Ahead

OTTAWA–Ecojustice filed arguments on behalf of Sierra Club Canada today that claim the Canadian government acted unlawfully in gutting the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA) through regulations last year.  The Canadian government now has until April 5th to respond.  If the lawsuit is successful thousands of projects that were approved without an assessment could be…