Presentation: Canada: Embracing its Rivers

In February 2021, the Innu Council of Ekuanitshit and the regional municipality of Minganie passed joint resolutions declaring that the Magpie River was a legal person subject to rights and obligations. With this as a starting point, CELA’s Executive Director provides a context for Canadian watershed conservation and efforts to protect our rivers and ecosystems.

Protecting Lands and Waters: Toolkit

With thanks to the funding provided by the Law Foundation of Ontario, the Canadian Environmental Law Association with contributions by the Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek (ANA) Land Protection Team, has created this toolkit which aims to shed light on IPCAs as an emerging legal mechanism for protecting lands and water.

Webinar: Ecological Crime and Access to Justice: A Public Interest Perspective

CELA lawyer Richard Lindgren delivered a guest lecture to criminology students at Carleton University in relation to using legal tools to address ecological crime.