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Guest Blog – Zero Discharge & Virtual Elimination of Toxic Chemicals in the Great Lakes: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Posted by John Jackson, Canadian Co-chair, Toxics Free Great Lakes Binational Network and Michael Murray, Ph.D., U.S. Co-chair, Toxics Free Great Lakes Binational Network and Staff Scientist, National Wildlife Federation Great Lakes Regional Center

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March 2021 Bulletin

Inside CELA Law Society of Ontario Awards CELA’s Kathleen Cooper CELA 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

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Blog: Faces of CELA with Kristen Lowitt

Blog posted by Pelly Shaw, CELA Communications Intern What is your role, and how long have you been with CELA? I’ve been a member of the Healthy Great Lakes Advisory Committee since late 2020. What inspired you to get involved

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Blog: Faces of CELA with Julie Cayley

Blog posted by Pelly Shaw, CELA Communications Intern What’s your role and how long have you been involved with CELA? I’m currently a member of the Healthy Great Lakes Advisory Committee, and though it’s been less than a year that

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Blog: Faces of CELA with Rhonda Gagnon

Blog posted by Pelly Shaw, CELA Communications Intern What is your role and how long have you been involved with CELA? My professional role is as a policy analyst for the Anishinabek Nation, and have been in that role for

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Blog: Why CELA Intervenes in National Test Cases

Blog authored by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel As a specialty legal aid clinic in Ontario, CELA is often involved in precedent-setting appellate cases which involve the interpretation or application of the province’s environmental laws. For example, in the Canadian

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Speak Up on How and Where to Grow Ontario’s Greenbelt – Guelph-Wellington, Webinar

Speak Up on How and Where to Grow Ontario’s Greenbelt – Information Session for Guelph-Wellington Webinar originally aired March 25, 2021 Ontario’s Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing is seeking feedback on ways to grow the size of the Greenbelt.

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Northern Focus: A Two-Part Webinar Series

Presented by: CELA and Environment North With thanks to Pro Bono Students Canada and Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Part 1: Ethics and Environmental Justice The Search for a “Willing Host” for Canada’s Nuclear Waste Storage

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