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Posted: Thu, Jul 02, 2020
Drilling could move forward in Newfoundland’s largest marine protected area despite legal challenge FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 2, 2020 St. John’s, NL – A marine refuge designed to protect sensitive marine life in Atlantic Canada’s offshore is once again being opened up for oil and gas drilling — this time on an accelerated timeline. 
Posted: Tue, Jun 23, 2020
K’JIPUKTUK (HALIFAX) - Today, the Halifax Regional Council will deliberate on a motion to approve HalifACT 2050, the municipality’s first comprehensive climate change action plan. The Ecology Action Centre supports the plan in principle and emphasizes the need for policy and funding to support implementation.
Posted: Thu, Jun 18, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, June 18, 2020    Watchdog Group Warns Certifier Over its Fisheries Standard Review
Posted: Thu, Jun 18, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, June 18, 2020    Purcells Cove Backlands a key piece in securing HRM urban green spaces.
Posted: Tue, Jun 16, 2020
Ecology Action Centre stands in solidarity with Black and Indigenous communities, here in Mi’kma’ki and across the world, who are fighting for justice, accountability, and an end to racial violence and police brutality. We all have a responsibility to end systemic racism in all its forms. We say this with humility, because we know that the Ecology Action Centre has a long way to go in fulfilling our piece of this responsibility. Our struggles are connected. There will be no environmental justice without racial justice. 
Posted: Thu, Jun 04, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 04, 2020 Flawed environmental assessment of offshore drilling in NL to be scrutinized in court
Environmental groups disappointed exploratory drilling will proceed in the interim  
Posted: Thu, May 28, 2020
K’JIPUKTUK (HALIFAX) – Adapting to COVID-19 has been an unprecedented challenge for all levels of government. The Ecology Action Centre acknowledges and thanks the provincial government for its efforts to protect the health and well-being of Nova Scotians in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The next challenge is our recovery. Our obligations to the environment remain—and this is an important moment to align economic stimulus programs with core environmental objectives through a lens of just recovery that ensures no one is left behind.
Posted: Tue, May 26, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 26th 2020   Call to city: Invest in a just and green recovery K’JIPUKTUK (HALIFAX) – Adapting to COVID-19 has been challenging for all levels of government, though municipalities across Canada have been particularly burdened with response and recovery efforts.
Posted: Fri, May 22, 2020
Date: Thu, May 28, 2020, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
The Ecology Action Centre is hosting a broad spectrum of free talks featuring architects, engineers, custom builders, contractors, developers, educators, representatives of LEED, PASSIVE HAUS, ENERGuide programs and other industry representatives and YOU are invited!
Posted: Tue, May 12, 2020
Along with Sierra Club Canada Foundation and World Wildlife Fund-Canada, EAC has decided to retain legal counsel and seek a federal judicial review of an incomplete and deeply flawed environmental impact assessment for oil and gas exploration offshore of Newfoundland and Labrador.