Read blogs from our staff and guest blogs that address content where CELA is also directly engaged. (editorial policy)

Blog: Manito Aki Inaakonigewin // Great Spirit Law

Blog post by: Jane Cooper, Law Student (Osgoode Intensive Program in Indigenous Lands, Resources & Governments), CELA Hailey Krolyk, Policy Analyst, Treaty #3 Investment Group, Grand Council Treaty #3 Manito Aki Inaakonigewin (“MAI”) loosely translates to “Great Spirit Law” and

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Blog: Are Canadians Being Sold a Bill (S-5) of Goods?

The repeal of virtual elimination authority by Bill S-5 amendments to CEPA has been justified by the federal government in its testimony to the Parliamentary committee studying the matter on the basis that the virtual elimination provisions have not worked, and that existing regulatory authority under the Act to prohibit substances is an adequate substitute. This blog examines these assumptions and comes to a different conclusion.

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