Blog: Auditor general criticizes Ontario’s environmental record

CELA Counsel Richard Lindgren blogs about Ontario auditor general Bonnie Lysyk's recent annual report on the provincial government’s environmental record in 2019-20.

Combined Health and Power Systems Proposals in Ontario

Comments submitted by CELA to the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks Response to consultation documents posted to the Environmental Registry of Ontario: ERO Number 019-1134, and ERO Number 019-2061 Download CELA's submission here: CELA-Comments-ERO-Postings-CHP-and-GuidelineA   Image credit: Maxim…

Media Release: Virtual Hill Days call on federal government to keep its promise to strengthen toxics and pollution law

Environmental, health and clean cosmetics groups ask for immediate reform to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. The groups are joined by hundreds of concerned citizens in calling on the federal government to fulfil its promise to reform the country’s two-decade old pollution prevention and toxic chemicals law.

Blog: Environment is a Social Justice Issue

Overview of environmental impacts on vulnerable communities, and associated programs and resources.

Media Release: More than 60 groups call for phase out of gas-fired power plants to help our climate

Cross-posted from the Ontario Clean Air Alliance The Ford Government wants to ramp up the greenhouse gas pollution from Ontario’s gas-fired power plants by more than 300% by 2025 and by 500% or more by 2040. To help fuel this…

Blog: Canadian Environmental Law Association Turns 50 This Year

CELA Executive Director Theresa McClenaghan takes a big picture look at CELA's history and contributions to environmental and social justice as we continue to celebrate our 50th Anniversary year. Article originally published in The Lawyer's Daily.