Environmental groups appeal to highest court in Ontario Toronto, April 18, 2016 – Environmental groups are asking the Ontario Court of Appeal to overturn a provincial regulation that exempts major industries from Endangered Species Act legal requirements to protect Ontario’s … Continued
Industry exemptions from Endangered Species Act unlawful, groups say TORONTO – The Ontario Court of Appeal has granted Ontario Nature and Wildlands League leave to appeal a lower court ruling that puts already endangered species at further risk of extinction. … Continued
TORONTO — Ontario’s Divisional Court has upheld a provincial regulation that exempts major industries from the Endangered Species Act and allows them to kill species at risk and destroy their habitat. “This is a disappointing decision for Ontario’s endangered and … Continued
January 14, 2014 – TORONTO – Ecojustice lawyers are in court today challenging an Ontario government regulation that allows major industrial sectors to kill species at-risk and destroy their habitat. The regulation provides broad exemptions from prohibitions in Ontario’s Endangered … Continued
January 13, 2015 – TORONTO — Ecojustice lawyers will appear in court this week to challenge a decision to gut endangered species legislation in Ontario. The lawyers, representing Ontario Nature and Wildlands League, will argue that the Ontario government acted unlawfully when … Continued
September 10, 2013 – TORONTO – Environmental groups are suing the Ontario government for its decision to exempt major threats to species at risk from the province’s Endangered Species Act (ESA). Read more here.
New regulations cut big hole in safety net for species on brink of extinction June 3, 2013 – Toronto – Today CPAWS Wildlands League warns that Ontario has shattered its once North American leading legislation as it bends over backwards to … Continued
On the third anniversary of the signing of the historic Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement (CBFA), environmental signatories are suspending further work with Resolute Forest Products. They remain committed to continuing their work with other signatory companies to plan for protection of … Continued