Submission on Proposed Regulation Requiring Conservation Authority to Authorize Development

CELA recommends that consultation cease on a proposed regulation under O Reg 568/21 and that no decision be made, until such time as additional detail (including a draft regulation) and an adequate comment period are provided to allow the public to meaningfully participate in the decision‐making, pursuant to the intent of Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993.

Blog: CELA Supports the Global Pact for the Environment

In this blog, staff lawyer Richard Lindgren explains why CELA supports the Global Pact on the Environment.

ERT Decision – Federation of Tiny Township Shoreline Associations vs. MECP re Permit to Take Water

The Environmental Review Tribunal has granted the Federation of Tiny Township Shoreline Associations (FOTTSA), represented by CELA lawyers, leave to appeal a Permit to Take Water issued by the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks under the Ontario Water Resources Act. The Permit concerns aggregate washing for a gravel pit operation in Tiny Township, Simcoe County.

CELA Brief Regarding Federal Environmental Commissioner

CELA presented a brief to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development on whether the federal Environmental Commissioner should be restructured as an independent officer of Parliament. Prepared by: Richard D. Lindgren, Counsel, Canadian Environmental Law Association Download CELA's…