CELA and 15 other organizations have written a letter to the Prime Minister urging the government to resist pressure to weaken or delay the implementation of federal environmental laws during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Comments from Anastasia Lintner, CELA special projects counsel with the Healthy Great Lakes program, on these proposed changes.
This folksy self-help advice is usually directed to people whose own missteps have resulted in unfortunate predicaments or preventable problems. However, this advice should also be considered by elected officials whose short-term decisions may cause unintended – and often undesirable – consequences in the long-term.
CELA-Response-ARA-proposals CELA's response to ERO #019-0556
Joint response from CELA, Environmental Defence, and Toxics Free Great Lakes Network. Download submission here: Comments to IJC re PROP 2019
CELA responded to the Provincial Policy Statement Review. Consultation posted here: ERO #019-0279 Download CELA's response here: PPS-Review019-0279-Response-from-CELA CELA also collaborated on a response from seventeen National, Provincial, and Regional organizations and sixty-three Local organizations Download group response here: PPS-Review019-0279-Response-over-80-groups