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…

Proposed Revisions to the Ministry’s Statement of Environmental Values

CELA has submitted a detailed critique of the Environment Ministry's proposed revisions to its Statement of Environmental Values under Ontario's Environmental Bill of Rights.

Blog: Ministry’s New Statement of Environmental Values Ignores Long-Standing Problems

CELA Counsel Joe Castrilli blogs about proposed amendments to the MECP Statement of Environmental Values that fail to address long-standing problems with a document envisioned as a key pillar in ensuring environmental protection and governmental accountability under Ontario's Environmental Bill of Rights.