CELA's Latest Activities
CELA and Durham Nuclear Awareness Written Intervention to CNSC for OPG’s site licence renewal at Darlington
Bait-and-switch: CELA and DNA are intervening before the CNSC arguing OPG’s request for a licence renewal of its Darlington site is a licence to site one of Canada’s first ever Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) in Durham Region. If the CNSC approves OPG’s
The Ministry of Energy, Northern Development, and Mines is reviewing Ontario’s long-term energy planning framework with a view to implementing a new, more transparent, predictable, and reliable planning process. CELA with the Low Income Energy Network (LIEN) has responded to this consultation (ERO #019-3007).
The ability of the Ontario public to have their voices heard in decisions that affect their community is a fundamental feature of democratic societies. The province’s latest omnibus Bill, 245, Accelerating Access to Justice Act, 2021, threatens this right in the environmental and land-use decision-making process.
Overcoming the Crises of Climate Change, Covid-19, and Nuclear Challenges on Pacific and First Nations Communities
On the eve of Earth Day 2021, CELA’s Kerrie Blaise and Kacie McLaren of Kebaowek First Nation’s lands management office joined an international panel of speakers to discuss youth climate action, nuclear peace and Indigenous rights.
Free trade of non-hazardous waste between US and Canada negatively impacts the environment, health and human rights
HEJSupport, Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) and Women’s Healthy Environments Network (WHEN) prepared a submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Toxics for his future report on the lifecycle of plastics and human rights. This submission is focused on the implications
In this blog, law student Maria Lucas reflects on the City of London’s progress to remove lead from their drinking water.