Media Release: Anti-Pesticide By-Law Challenged at Supreme Court

Media Release Ottawa. Environmental, health and citizen organizations are in Ottawa today to call attention to the respective roles of municipalities and the federal government in regulating pesticides. The Municipal Role Clarification on the municipal role will be determined in…

Media Release: Environmentalists Urge All-Party Support For Proposed Safe Drinking Water Law In Ontario

Media Release Toronto. In an open letter addressed to Premier Mike Harris, Dalton McGuinty, and Howard Hampton, the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) has called upon all three political parties to commit to the speedy passage of Bill 96, the…

Media Release: Environmental and Citizens’ Groups File Pesticide Arguments with Supreme Court

Media Release Toronto. CELA released today its legal arguments filed with the Supreme Court of Canada in an intervention in the court's upcoming decision concerning the powers of Canadian municipalities to control pesticide use on private property. On December 7th,…

Media Release: Environmentalists Pan Drinking Water Regulation Proposed by Ontario

Media Release Toronto. Environmental groups have identified a number of significant shortcomings in the new Drinking Water Protection Regulation announced today by the Ontario government."The new regulation is only an interim step," stated Richard Lindgren, staff lawyer with the Canadian…

Media Release: CELA to Represent Concerned Walkerton Citizens

Media Release Toronto. The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA), a legal aid clinic specializing in environmental law, will represent the Concerned Walkerton Citizens (CWC) group during the upcoming public inquiry. CELA has a 30 year history representing citizens and community…

Media Release: Citizen’s Group in Walkerton Seeks to Intervene in Public Inquiry

Media Release Concerned Walkerton Citizens (CWC), a new, broadly-based group of residents of Walkerton have asked the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) to help them submit recommendations for the terms of reference for the Public Inquiry into the E. coli…