Media Release: Anti-Pesticide By-Law Challenged at Supreme Court

Media Release Ottawa. Environmental, health and citizen organizations are in Ottawa today to call attention to the respective roles of municipalities and the federal government in regulating pesticides. The Municipal Role Clarification on the municipal role will be determined in…

Media Release: Environmental and Citizens’ Groups File Pesticide Arguments with Supreme Court

Media Release Toronto. CELA released today its legal arguments filed with the Supreme Court of Canada in an intervention in the court's upcoming decision concerning the powers of Canadian municipalities to control pesticide use on private property. On December 7th,…

Environmental Standard Setting and Children’s Health

A team of lawyers, researchers and physicians with CELA and the Ontario College of Family Physicians , Environmental Health Committee published this report in May of 2000. It summarizes the findings of a lengthy investigation into the adequacy of the…

Media Release: CELA’S Clients Intervening in Supreme Court of Canada Municipal Pesticides By-Law Case

Media Release Toronto. Late Friday afternoon, Toronto Environmental Alliance, Sierra Club of Canada, Canadian Environmental Law Association, Parents’ Environmental Network, Healthy Lawns-Healthy People, Pesticide Action Group Kitchener, Working Group on the Health Dangers of the Urban Use of Pesticides, Environmental…

Media Release: Environmental Groups Seek Leave to Intervene in Supreme Court of Canada Case on Pesticide By-Laws

Media Release Toronto. Eleven environmental groups yesterday applied to the Supreme Court of Canada to intervene in a challenge by two lawn care companies against a bylaw in Hudson, Quebec which bans the use of pesticides in the town. Chemlawn…