Richard Lindgren, CELA Legal Counsel, provides analysis of Bill 132 and its various schedules. Download the document here: 1306-Bill 132 Submission from the Canadian Environmental Law Association
Richard Lindgren presented concerns about Bill 132 (Better for People, Smarter for Business Act, 2019) to the Standing Committee on General Government.
The Ontario government has recently introduced omnibus legislation that proposes to amend over a dozen laws that currently protect the environment, safeguard public health, manage wildlife and public lands, and regulate resource extraction throughout the province.
CELA's Kerrie Blaise joined environment professionals from over 80 Northern Ontario First Nation communities to discuss sustainability and engagement at the Northern Ontario First Nations Environment Conference hosted by EcoSuperior in Thunder Bay. Kerrie presented a summary of CELA's services drawing on our case work and law reform efforts to facilitate a discussion about environmental rights and justice in Indigenous communities. Download slide deck: NorthOnFirstNationsConference
Title: Legal Tool 1: By-laws as an Authority for Environmental Protection and Enforcement Content: LEGAL TOOL 1 # of Pages: 171 Date authored: January 2019 Author/s: Kerrie Blaise Author Organization: CELA