Blog: Why CELA Intervenes in National Test Cases

Blog authored by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel As a specialty legal aid clinic in Ontario, CELA is often involved in precedent-setting appellate cases which involve the interpretation or application of the province’s environmental laws. For example, in the Canadian…

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.

Blog: Landfill “shortage” claims a redux distraction from need for dramatic waste reduction

Isobel Mason, CELA Communications Intern, blogs about the distraction of alarmist warnings about shrinking landfill capacity in Ontario and the need to switch the focus from where we put garbage towards stopping generating so much of it in the first place.

Proposed Project List for Comprehensive Environmental Assessment

CELA's response to the Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks regarding ERO 019-2377, the Proposed Project List for comprehensive environmental assessments under the Environmental Assessment Act. The letter was supported by more than 55 environmental lawyers, non-governmental organizations and Indigenous…