Proposed woodland caribou recovery strategy violates SARA

The federal government’s draft woodland caribou recovery strategy — released last week, four years overdue — is illegal and fails on multiple fronts to comply with requirements under the Species at Risk Act, Ecojustice said.

Alberta Utilities Commission faces court challenge over Milner coal plant expansion

Calgary – Ecojustice and the Pembina Institute are taking the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) to court over its decision to grant Maxim Power Corp’s coal plant expansion interim approval without a public hearing.  As the AUC itself made clear, the expedited approval was given in a blatant attempt to beat the federal government’s deadline for new […]

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.