Concerns about Consultation Requirements in Changes to Environmental Assessment Act

Twelve environmental groups (including CELA) file joint letter to Ontario's Environment Minister raising concerns about lack of public notice/comment opportunities in relation to the Environmental Assessment Act changes proposed in Bill 197, the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act.

Factum of the Intervenors – Alberta Court of Appeal Impact Assessment Act Reference

Factum of the Intervenors: Canadian Environmental Law Association, Environmental Defence Canada Inc., and MiningWatch Canada Inc.

The Constitutional Reference on Canada’s Impact Assessment Act: Why it Matters to CELA Clients

Richard Lindgren summarizes CELA's involvement in a constitutional reference case on Canada's new Impact Assessment Act in the Alberta Court of Appeal. He also explains the new IAA, and the environmental assessment regime that it replaces.

Impact Assessment Act Intervention – Affidavit of Theresa McClenaghan

Theresa McClenaghan gives evidence about CELA's experience, expertise, and interest in the Impact Assessment Act, and CELA's ability to be helpful to the Court.