Canada’s Impact Assessment Act: A Public Interest Perspective

Posted by Richard Lindgren, Counsel on June 26, 2019 After years of public consultation, partisan debate and jurisdictional wrangling, Parliament has recently given Royal Assent to Bill C-69. Predictably, there were mixed views about this milestone event. For example, Bill C-69 was hailed by federal…

Submissions on Bill 69 Regarding Project List, Information Requirements and Time Management

Title: Submissions on Bill 69 Regarding Project List, Information Requirements and Time Management Resource Type: Response to Consultation Content: Download PDF file # of Pages: 23 Date authored: May 30, 2019 Publication number: 1276 Author/s: Richard Lindgren Author Organization: CELA

Access to Environmental Justice in Canada: The Road Ahead

Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel on April 23, 2019 Article originally published April 3, 2019 online in The Lawyer's Daily Across Canada, low-income persons and disadvantaged communities often bear a disproportionate burden of the adverse health and environmental impacts from contaminants that…

Bill C-69 Update: The Countdown Clock Continues

Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel on April 8, 2019 CELA lawyer Richard Lindgren (L) and Professor Stewart Elgie (R) prepare to testify before the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources on April 2, 2019 (credit: Kathleen Cooper)…