Bill C-230, An Act Respecting the Development of a National Strategy to Redress Environmental Racism

CELA support the passing of Bill C-230: An Act Respecting the Development of a National Strategy to Redress Environmental Racism as opportunity for the government to address the inequities facing vulnerable communities, particularly racialized communities facing harm from environmental pollution and polluting practices by ensuring remedies are integrated effectively into existing environmental legislation or passing additional legislation and policies.

Blog: CELA Supports the Global Pact for the Environment

In this blog, staff lawyer Richard Lindgren explains why CELA supports the Global Pact on the Environment.

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’s environmental laws. For example, in the Canadian…

Blog: Access to Environmental Justice in Canada: The Road Ahead

Blog post 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…

Re: Joint Letter from Community Legal Clinic Directors Regarding Use of Notwithstanding Clause

Title: Re: Joint Letter from Community Legal Clinic Directors Regarding Use of Notwithstanding Clause Resource Type: Letter Content: 1209-LetterToAG-UseOfNotwithstandingClause_0 # of Pages: 6 Date authored: September 17, 2018 Publication number: 1209 Author/s: Theresa McClenaghan Author Organization: CELA and other clinic…