Media Release: CELA Appointed to Source Protection Committee

Media Release Today, Environment Minister Leona Dombrowsky announced the membership of two essential source protection committees - covering technical and implementation issues respectively. CELA counsel Theresa McClenaghan will be sitting on the province’s source protection implementation committee. CELA advocated the…

Media Release: Superior Court Dismisses Industry Challenge of Toronto Pesticide By-law

Media Release Today, the Superior Court dismissed Crop Life Canada’s application challenging City of Toronto By-law 456-2003 to prohibit the use of pesticides. Crop Life Canada is an industry body that represents the manufacturers of pesticide products. "We are absolutely…

Media Release: Medical Officer of Health Details Bylaw to Ban Pesticides

Media Release (Toronto) Doctors, nurses, lawyers, and environmentalists congratulated the Medical Officer of Health for proposing a pesticide bylaw for the City of Toronto, and urged the Board of Health to adopt the by-law. Dr. Sheela Basrur detailed a bylaw…

Media Release: CELA Urges Eves Government to Amend Deficient Drinking Water Bills

Media Release The Canadian Environmental Law Association ("CELA") is calling upon the Eves Government to substantially strengthen and improve two key drinking water bills before they are enacted into law. On Wednesday, November 27th, CELA lawyers will be presenting proposed…

Media Release: Health Professionals, Labour and Environment Groups Call for a Toronto Pesticide Bylaw

Media Release The Partnership for Pesticide Bylaws, a new collaboration of health professionals and other concerned organizations, held a media conference to announce their call for Toronto to enact a bylaw prohibiting cosmetic pesticide use to protect public health, children's…