Grassy Narrows sues Ontario over mercury health threat from clearcut logging

Ground breaking case invokes Charter to protect First Nation community from toxic harm Sep 14 2015 Toronto – Today the Grassy Narrows First Nation is filing legal proceedings against Ontario asking the Divisional Court to overturn provincial plans for a decade of clearcut…

Delineation of Ontario Air Zones Response to Policy Proposal

Title: Letter Regarding Delineation of Ontario Air Zones Response to Policy Proposal, EBR Registry Number 012-4347 Resource Type: Letter Content: AirZones-consultation-CELAresponse # of Pages: 4 Date authored: August 6, 2015 Publication number: 1028 Author/s: Kathleen Cooper Author Organization: CELA

Third-Party Appeals Under the Environmental Bill of Rights in the Post-Lafarge Era: The Public Interest Perspective (Report)

Title: Third-Party Appeals Under the Environmental Bill of Rights in the Post-Lafarge Era: The Public Interest Perspective (Report) Speaking notes for presentation to Ontario Bar Association Resource Type: Report Content: 638_OBA Paper # of Pages: 37 Date authored: February 2,…

Court rejects Lafarge bid to shut down environmental hearing

TORONTO – A broad coalition of concerned citizens and environmental advocates are applauding an Ontario Court of Appeal decision that has ended a legal challenge by Lafarge Canada Inc., and that will have implications for environmental decision-making across the province.…

Respondents Factum to Ontario Court of Appeal (Lafarge)

Title: Respondents Factum to Ontario Court of Appeal (Lafarge) Resource Type: Legal Submissions Content: LOW-On-Ct-Appeal-factum # of Pages: 26 Date authored: September 11, 2008 Author/s: Richard D. Lindgren, Counsel for the Respondents Lake Ontario Waterkeeper and Gordon Downie

Environmentalists hail precedent-setting Ontario court victory

Lafarge loses bid to stop hearing into tire and waste-burning at Bath cement kiln TORONTO – In a precedent-setting decision that will impact air, water and waste decisions throughout the province, the Ontario Divisional Court ruled late yesterday that a…