CELA opposes the Species at Risk Conservation Fund as it allows those harming threatened or endangered species or their habitat to pay into a conservation fund in lieu of compliance with the Endangered Species Act, which prioritizes species protection and recovery.
Tag: Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Blog: Auditor general criticizes Ontario’s environmental record
CELA Counsel Richard Lindgren blogs about Ontario auditor general Bonnie Lysyk's recent annual report on the provincial government’s environmental record in 2019-20.
Forestry Exemption from Endangered Species Act
CELA responds to the province's proposal to extend the forestry sector's exemption to the Endangered Species Act.
Endangered Species Recovery Strategies
Requesting additional information to be considered in the development of recovery strategies for nine species at risk (ERO #019-0189) RecoveryStrategies-ERONo.019–0189
Blog: Decline of environmental law, public oversight in Ontario’s North
Posted by Kerrie Blaise, CELA Northern Services Counsel on June 6, 2019 Article originally published May 10, 2019 online in The Lawyer's Daily Ontario is witnessing a swift and disturbing de-evolution of its key environmental laws. The province has proposed to further add to the…
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Survey “A Place to Grow” policies on aggregate resources
Title: Re: Survey "A Place to Grow" policies on aggregate resources Resource Type: Letter, Response to Consultation Content: 1278-Survey-A-Place-to-Grow # of Pages: 6 Date authored: May 31, 2019 Publication number: 1278 Author/s: Jacqueline Wilson Author Organization: CELA