Will Bill S-5 amendments undermine Canada’s international biodiversity commitments?

It will be hard for Canada to declare that it has protected ‘30 by 30’ if the humans and wildlife within those zones continue to be subjected to some of the most pernicious substances on the planet. By Joe Castrilli,…

Environmental Lawyer to Represent Residents’ Group at Tribunal Hearing on Proposed Development of Former Tannery Site in Kingston

No Clearcuts Kingston (NCK), a non-profit residents’ group, announced that it has retained the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) to represent the group in an upcoming Ontario Land Tribunal hearing on the proposed multi-residential and commercial development of a former industrial site in Kingston.

January 2023 Bulletin

Read our 2022 annual report and learn about what's ahead in 2023. This month's issue features updates on the Supreme Court of Canada hearing on the constitutional validity of the federal Impact Assessment Act, what happens in the wake of Bill 23, and a critical moment for toxics legislation in Canada as CEPA review continues.

Media Release: Groups concerned House of Commons Committee Not Supporting its Own Recommendations on Protecting Health of Canadians and Environment

Immediate Release Toronto – Three environmental groups, concerned about the failure of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) to reduce emissions of toxic substances to the environment, are urging a Parliamentary committee to support key recommendations from its own 2017 report…