David Suzuki Foundation et al v. Minister of Health et al

July 6, 2016
Not judged
Canada, Toronto

Environmental NGOs
David Suzuki Foundation, Friends of the Earth Canada, Ontario Nature, Wilderness Committee
Minister of Health, Sumitomo, Bayer, Valent
Julia Croome, Charles Hatt

Civil court
Application for judicial review
Insecticide, Neonicotinoid, Clothianidin
Order declaring that PMRA has acted without jurisdiction in registering Clothianidin; that the registrations of Clothianidin are invalid; costs; such further and other relief as the Court deems just.
Federal Court of Toronto, Canada

4 environmental groups ask the Federal Court to order Health Canada to revoke its operating licences for clothianidin based insecticides (neonicotinoids), with ecojustice's lawyers. On 4.10.2018, despite the attempt by the defendants to dismiss the case, judge confirms in appeal the court's order from 7.13.2017 that the legal cases can proceed. Case is joint with T-1071-16.