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.
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
Discussion of the Environmental Health Impacts of Pollution and Poverty in the Great Lakes Region Intersection-Environmental-Law-Poverty-Law
Posted by Jacqueline Wilson, Counsel on August 26, 2019 Access to justice has two different but intersecting meanings. The first focuses on ensuring that a person who interacts with the justice system can do so with the legal and expert…