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Ecojustice

Building the case for a better earth.

Ecojustice, Canada’s largest environmental law charity, uses the power of the law to defend nature, combat climate change, and fight for a healthy environment for all. Our team of experts partners with community groups, environmental organizations, and individuals across Canada to hold governments and polluters to account. We launch strategic, innovative public interest lawsuits that lead to legal precedents that deliver lasting solutions to our most urgent environmental problems. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, we represent every one of our clients free of charge. Together, we’re building the case for a better earth.
Time For The Alberta Energy Regulator To Prove It's 'Best In

Time For The Alberta Energy Regulator To Prove It's 'Best In Class'

While the Alberta Energy Regulator has made regulatory orders in some cases, no charges have been laid related to any of the oil spills that made headlines last summer. And for the most part, the public remains in the dark about how those spills have affected their communities and the environment. As the AER enters its second year, it has a golden opportunity to live up to its big promises.
05/22/2014 05:03 EDT
There's No

There's No "Action" in the Killer Whale Action Plan

It seems that the federal government decided to leave the "action" out of its killer whale draft action plan. The result is a vague, disappointing plan that is legally and scientifically inadequate to meet four key recovery outcomes.
05/06/2014 05:19 EDT
Kinder Morgan Pipeline Review Stifles Public

Kinder Morgan Pipeline Review Stifles Public Input

The review process for Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project has stripped away valuable opportunities for public input to ensure that the entire review process takes no more than 15 months. Unlike the review process for the proposed Northern Gateway, there will be no cross-examination of evidence or oral hearings in affected communities.
05/05/2014 06:34 EDT