Groups ready to fight off federal government’s attempt to dismiss lawsuit TORONTO – Ecojustice lawyers are in court this week to tell the federal government to buzz off. “Our clients – and the bees and other wild pollinators -“ deserve their day in court,” said Julia Croome, Ecojustice lawyer. “The federal government has for years…

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Ecojustice, acting on behalf of Ontario Nature, David Suzuki Foundation, Friends of the Earth Canada and Wilderness Committee, filed a lawsuit last year to protect pollinators from two widely-used neonicotinoid pesticides, Clothianidin and Thiamethoxam. The government and three multinational pesticide companies are now attempting to persuade the court to dismiss the case before it is…

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