On February 24, 2023, CELA counsel Richard Lindgren made a presentation on environmental justice to the Environmental Summit held in Ottawa by the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples.
Lawyers for Climate Justice: "Climate Change Threatens Justice in Canada”
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.
In this blog, staff lawyer Richard Lindgren explains why CELA supports the Global Pact on the Environment.
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…
CELA has signed onto this letter. As of December 18, 2020, there are 1964 signatories and more are welcome.