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.

Blog: A Look Back at CELA’s 50th Anniversary Year

CELA's Executive Director Theresa McClenaghan reflects on CELA's 50th anniversary year, and outlines CELA's priorities for 2021.

Joint request to pause decisions on Ring of Fire exploration permits

CELA with the Friends of the Attawapiskat River, MiningWatch Canada and Wildlife Conservation Society Canada are once again urging the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines to pause decision making on numerous proposals to issue mineral exploration permits in the Ring of Fire.

Blog: Auditor general criticizes Ontario’s environmental record

CELA Counsel Richard Lindgren blogs about Ontario auditor general Bonnie Lysyk's recent annual report on the provincial government’s environmental record in 2019-20.