Richard Lindgren summarizes CELA's involvement in a constitutional reference case on Canada's new Impact Assessment Act in the Alberta Court of Appeal. He also explains the new IAA, and the environmental assessment regime that it replaces.
Theresa McClenaghan gives evidence about CELA's experience, expertise, and interest in the Impact Assessment Act, and CELA's ability to be helpful to the Court.
Comments on behalf of the Friends of Attawapiskat River regarding Webequie Supply Road Project and Marten Falls Access Road, draft Tailored Impact Statement Guidelines and draft Indigenous Engagement Plan.
CELA Counsel Rick Lindgren looks ahead to environmental law matters that litigators and legislators can expect in 2020.
The class of chemicals called PFAS (Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances) are often referred to as ‘the forever chemicals’ because they are highly persistent in the environment and will take hundreds if not thousands of years to disappear from the soil and groundwater where they accumulate.
CELA's Theresa McClenaghan and Kerrie Blaise presented on CELA's mandate and services to the Assembly of First Nations. Download slide deck here: AFN-Water-Symposium-Nov21-2019.