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August 2021 Bulletin

Get the Lead Out of Drinking Water We’ve known for a long time that exposure to even very low levels of lead can have serious health consequences, especially for fetuses and young children. Although there is widespread recognition of the

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July 2021 Bulletin

Summer at CELA At CELA, tremendous value is placed on building capacity for the environmental and social justice community. A fundamental part of this focuses on training and mentoring young lawyers and other professionals eager to enter the field. This

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June 2021 Bulletin

Advancing Environmental Rights & Equity – Reflections on World Environment Day In recognition of World Environment Day earlier this month, CELA reflected on the state of environmental justice in Canada. There are a number of critical pieces of legislation on the federal order paper right now,

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May 2021 Bulletin

Energy Justice Energy Justice & Poverty – A Case Study for Ontario CELA lawyers Jacqueline Wilson and Theresa McClenaghan recently teamed up with Zee Bhanji and former staffer Mary Todorow of the Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario, to write a case study of the

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April 2021 Bulletin

Thinking Globally On Earth Day CELA Supports Global Pact on the Environment In order to safeguard the health and safety of our client communities, CELA has frequently advocated for the need for effective, enforceable, and equitable environmental rights at the

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March 2021 Bulletin

Inside CELA Law Society of Ontario Awards CELA’s Kathleen CooperCELA is proud to announce that Kathleen Cooper, Senior Researcher, Paralegal, and Communications Coordinator, has recently been awarded the William J. Simpson Distinguished Paralegal Award from the Law Society of Ontario.  This award is

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