US Relaxation of Environmental Rules in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic – The Implications for Canada and Mexico

By Joseph Castrilli, CELA Counsel In a move that has implications for international arrangements with Canada regarding protection of the North American environment, the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States, citing the coronavirus pandemic as its justification, has announced…

The Constitutional Reference on Canada’s Impact Assessment Act: Why it Matters to CELA Clients

Richard Lindgren summarizes CELA's involvement in a constitutional reference case on Canada's new Impact Assessment Act in the Alberta Court of Appeal. He also explains the new IAA, and the environmental assessment regime that it replaces.