Groups Ask Federal Government to Withdraw and Reconsider the Draft Policy Framework for Regional Assessments

CELA co-signed a joint letter to the federal government to identify numerous shortcomings in the proposed framework for regional assessments under the Impact Assessment Act. Authored by: Kerrie Blaise, Blaise Law Jill Blakley, University of Saskatchewan Cheryl Chetkiewicz, Wildlife Conservation Society…

Blog: Day 5 – Final Presentations and Questions on Nuclear Waste Dump as the Public Hearing Comes to a Close

This is the fifth in a series of blogs by CELA’s summer law students, Rebecca Waxman and Adam Meadows, live from the CNSC hearing room. Check back every day as they share reflections and reactions from the nuclear licensing hearing. Read the full series here

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An Open Letter on Regional Assessment in the Ring of Fire

CELA joins the many Indigenous Peoples, climate scientists, environmental organizations, legal experts and concerned citizens calling on both Canada and Ontario to pause the process described in the Draft Agreement to Conduct a Regional Assessment in the Ring of Fire…

Comments on the Draft Agreement on Regional Assessment – Ring of Fire

The Friends of the Attawapiskat River are once again urging the Impact Assessment Agency to suspend the Regional Assessment whose process, timelines and methods of engagement have not been done in full consultation and with the consent of Indigenous community members, their customs, knowledge systems and inherent laws.