Media Release: Ontario posts draft regulations on neonics – important first step to protect pollinators

Media Release TORONTO — The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) continues to support the Ontario Government in its plan to achieve an 80 per cent reduction in the use of neonicotinoid-treated corn and soybean seeds over the next two years. A draft…

Media Release: 97 per cent support Ontario’s plan to restrict bee-killing pesticides

Media Release Close to 50,000 comments submitted during public consultation process Joint media release of 15 environmental and health organizations TORONTO – Ontario’s proposal to restrict bee-killing pesticides received an overwhelmingly positive response from the public. Close to 50,000 comments were…

Media Release: Re-introduction of the Great Lakes Protection Act Wins Praise from Environmental Groups

Media Release Environmental groups ready to work with government to protect the lakes Toronto, ON — An alliance of environmental groups applauds the Ontario government’s proposed Great Lakes Protection Act, to be re-introduced today at Queen’s Park. The proposed law aims to…

Blog: Ontario Government Introduces Anti-SLAPP Bill

Blog post by Ramani Nadarajah, CELA Counsel on December 17, 2014 Twenty years ago CELA called for the introduction of legislation to address strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPPs) (See Intervenor: The Newsletter of the Canadian Environmental Law Association, Volume 19, Issue…

Media Release: CELA Applauds Government’s Anti-SLAPP Bill

Media Release The Canadian Environmental Law Association applauded the introduction of a Bill to address strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPPs) in Ontario. “The bill will protect Ontarians from the chilling impact that SLAPPs have on people publicly voicing their…

Media Release: Environment and Health Groups call on Canadian Government to Prohibit Triclosan in All Products

Media Release Today, over 50 public interest and not-for-profit groups from Canada and the US are calling on the Government of Canada to take urgent action to prohibit the use of triclosan in consumer and institutional products. Triclosan is used…