Notice of Application to Divisional Court for Judicial Review – Bill 197 (COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, 2020)

ONTARIO SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE (Divisional Court) BETWEEN: EARTHROOTS COALITION, CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL LAW ASSOCIATION, FEDERATION OF ONTARIO NATURALISTS carrying on business as ONTARIO NATURE, MICHEL KOOSTACHIN, and COOPER PRICE, a minor by his litigation guardian ELLIE PRICE Applicants - and…

Court Upholds Public Participation Rights under Ontario’s EBR

Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, Counsel In a recent judgment, Ontario’s Divisional Court has upheld public participation rights under Part II of Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR). The central legal question in this litigation was whether a provincial election…

Submission on Planning Act – Bill 108

Title: Submission on Planning Act - Bill 108 Resource Type: Response to Consultation Content: 1277-CELA SUBMISSION - PLANNING ACT, BILL 108 # of Pages: 7 Date authored: May 30, 2019 Publication number: 1277 Author/s: Jacqueline Wilson Author Organization: CELA

Accessing Environmental Justice: The 10th Anniversary of the Landmark Lafarge Decision

FRANCAIS Photo: Gord Downie and Mark Mattson (Lake Ontario Waterkeeper) with staff from CELA, ECO and Ecojustice during a break in the 2008 Divisional Court proceedings. Photo: David McRobert. Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel on June 6, 2018 In June 2008,…

Cumulative Effects Assessment in Air Approvals

Title: Re: Canadian Environmental Law Association's Comments on Cumulative Effects Assessment in Air Approvals EBR Registry Number 013-1680 Resource Type: Letter Content: 1174-CumulativeEffectsAssessmentinAirApprovals # of Pages: 12 Date authored: February 7, 2018 Publication number:  978-1-77189-880-5 Author/s: Ramani Nadarajah Author Organization:…