Webinar on July 11th – Environmental Assessment: The (Dead) Letter of the Law

Jul 02 2019 The webinar will examine the evolution of federal and Ontario environmental assessment processes. Joseph Castrilli will outline the 2012 review of CEAA and subsequent Expert Panel which considered a number of challenges including changes to scoping and…

Civil society groups condemn plan to exempt nuclear reactors from Bill C-69 impact assessment

May 07 2019 Ottawa, ON — The Government of Canada is proposing that the "project list" for Bill C-69, the Impact Assessment Act, exempt many nuclear reactors from any environmental assessment. Civil society groups are condemning the exemption from environmental…

Canada challenged to stop violating UN environmental Convention

View associated letter and legal opinion sent April 15/19 to Prime Minister Trudeau. Apr 16 2019 The UN Basel Convention constitutes binding international law and forbids the dumping of illegal wastes in developing countries. Canada has ratified the Convention and is therefore legally and…