Letter on Legal Exemptions in Building Transit Faster Act and Environmental Assessment Regulations

Richard Lindgren writes that the Bill unnecessarily removes important accountability and legal process rights to facilitate transit projects in the GTA. Proposed changes to environmental assessment regulations also weaken public accountability.

Environment Minister Revokes Environmental Assessment Approval for Controversial Landfill in Eastern Ontario

Download the Media Release here: Media Release (December 18, 2019) December 18, 2019 – Township of Edwardsburgh-Cardinal Today the Citizens Against the ED-19 Dump (CAD) applauded the decision by Environment Minister Jeff Yurek to revoke an outdated environmental assessment approval…

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…