Blog – Carbon Pricing, Vulnerable Communities, and the Constitution

CELA Counsel Richard Lindgren blogs about the recent Supreme Court of Canada ruling that upheld the constitutionality of the federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act.

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‚Äôs environmental laws. For example, in the Canadian…

Blog: A Look Back at CELA’s 50th Anniversary Year

CELA's Executive Director Theresa McClenaghan reflects on CELA's 50th anniversary year, and outlines CELA's priorities for 2021.

Media Release: Increase in Carbon Pricing Essential to Canada’s Climate Plan

CELA supports the plan announced today by the federal government to continue to increase the federal carbon price beyond 2023. We need meaningful action on the current climate emergency in order to avoid further devastating impacts of climate change, which will disproportionately impact low-income and vulnerable communities.