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.
Presentation by CELA Executive Director Theresa McClenaghan on Canadian Water Legislation.
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.
CELA lawyer Richard Lindgren delivered a guest lecture to criminology students at Carleton University in relation to using legal tools to address ecological crime.
The Canadian Environmental Law Association and the Coalition for Responsible Energy Development in New Brunswick invite you to an evening workshop on February 7 where the public will have an opportunity to learn about the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s intervention process.
In this webinar, we invite you to learn about the federal environmental assessment process and how it can be used to advance environmental justice in your community.