Clean Water Act – Application for Review

Richard Lindgren and Theresa McClenaghan, CELA counsel, wrote a letter in reply to the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks' response to CELA's application for review under the Environmental Bill of Rights of the Clean Water Act, 2006 and a significant regulation that affects drinking water in Ontario.

CELA Submissions to the Ontario Government on Bill 132

Richard Lindgren, CELA Legal Counsel, provides analysis of Bill 132 and its various schedules. Download the document here: 1306-Bill 132 Submission from the Canadian Environmental Law Association

Court Upholds Public Participation Rights under Ontario’s EBR

Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, Counsel In a recent judgment, Ontario’s Divisional Court has upheld public participation rights under Part II of Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR). The central legal question in this litigation was whether a provincial election…

An Introduction to CELA – Advancing Environmental Justice

CELA's Kerrie Blaise joined environment professionals from over 80 Northern Ontario First Nation communities to discuss sustainability and engagement at the Northern Ontario First Nations Environment Conference hosted by EcoSuperior in Thunder Bay. Kerrie presented a summary of CELA's services drawing on our case work and law reform efforts to facilitate a discussion about environmental rights and justice in Indigenous communities. Download slide deck: NorthOnFirstNationsConference