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…

Letter to Canada and Ontario Calling for a Moratorium in the Ring of Fire to Protect Watersheds and Indigenous Rights

CELA joins leading Indigenous and environmental organizations in calling for this moratorium. Our Statement has been sent in a letter to the Prime Minister, Premier of Ontario, and Ministers of Environment.

Call for a Moratorium in the Ring of Fire to Protect Watersheds and Indigenous Rights ᑭᒋ ᐅᑕᓇᑫᐸᑭᐧᑕᓂᐧᐊᐠ ᒧᓇᐃᑫᐧᐃ ᐊᑐᐢᑫᐧᐃᐣ ᕆᐣᐠ ᐊᑊ ᐸᔭᕐ ᐁᒪᓇᒋᑕᓂᐧᐊᑭ ᓯᐱᔭ ᓀᐢᑕ ᐃᓂᓂᐧᐊᐠ ᐅᑌᐸᑫᓂᑕᑯᓯᐧᐃᓂᐧᐊᐤ᙮

Action Alert - Please join us and sign on to this statement calling on Canada and Ontario to establish an immediate moratorium in the Ring of Fire.

Call for Moratorium in Ring of Fire

CELA, with the Friends of the Attawapiskat River, MiningWatch, Northwatch, Wildlands League and West Coast Environmental Law are calling on Canada to enact an urgent moratorium on prospecting, exploration, development, and project-specific decision-making in the Ring of Fire.

Communiqué de presse: Les groupes citoyens sonnent l’alarme : Le Canada ne doit pas assouplir ses règles de sécurité pour les futurs réacteurs nucléaires

De nombreux groupes citoyens dénoncent la Commission canadienne de sûreté nucléaire (CCSN) qui veut affaiblir sa réglementation sur la sécurité nucléaire. Une présentation du personnel à la Commission révèle aujourd’hui qu’il travaille à réviser la réglementation depuis 2018, sans consultation publique

Media Release: Groups object to nuclear regulator’s plan to weaken rules for experimental nuclear reactors

Civil society groups are objecting to plans by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) to weaken its nuclear security regulations. A staff presentation to the Commission today reveals that they have been reviewing the regulations since 2018, with no public consultation.