Where Science Meets the Law – Webinar

As part of CELA's work to protect human health and the environment from toxic chemicals through a preventive strategy, CELA has coordinated webinars with community collaborators on Canada's chemicals management regime and the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.  This webinar focuses on…

Webinar – Overview of Septic System Reinspection Programs in Ontario

This webinar is an overview of a recently completed project by multiple stakeholders to explore successes, challenges & lessons learned from existing municipal septic re-inspection programs across Ontario, and a review of the legal context for managing rural wastewater. Panelists…

Proposed Extension to Ontario’s Water Bottling Moratorium

Posted by Anastasia Lintner On November 18, 2019, the Ontario government announced plans to further extend the moratorium on groundwater bottling permits to October 1, 2020.  Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) and many of our collaborators and clients are supportive…

The Faces of CELA: Lawrence Gunther

I founded the charity Blue Fish Canada in 2012; focussed on water quality, fish health and informing and inspiring the next generation of conservation-minded recreational anglers. In late 2016 CELA approached me to be part of the Healthy Great Lakes initiative, which I felt was a good fit given that recreational fishing on the Lakes represents a $8-billion annual economic driver and contributes to the socio-economic stability of shoreline communities.