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.
Legal analysis of Ontario's proposed project list under the Environmental Assessment Act.
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.
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…
Response regarding public consultation on ERO 019-2377 to Hon. Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks and Sharifa Wyndham-Nguyen, Client Services and Permissions Branch, Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks. Download CELA submission here: CELA-to-Minister-re-Project-List-Consultation
A report released today by MiningWatch Canada (and endorsed by CELA) concludes that every new mine, smelter or refinery in Ontario – or major expansion – must have a thorough environmental assessment before it can go ahead.