Join the Day of Action on July 30 to Reverse Cuts to CELA

Posted by Jacqueline Wilson, CELA Counsel on July 24, 2019 We reached out to CELA friends and supporters this week to ask for supporters and friends to call on the Ontario government to reverse the cuts to legal aid, and CELA specifically, as…

Approaching CELA’s 50th Anniversary – Back to Basics

Posted by Theresa McClenaghan, Executive Director and Counsel on May 24, 2019 As we approach our 50th anniversary, it’s “Back to Basics” for CELA! During our 2016 strategic planning exercise we decided to focus our work on two key themes: Pollution Prevention, Environmental Health…

Preliminary Observations – Crown Liability and Proceedings Act, 2019 Schedule 17 of Bill 100, 1st Session, 42nd Legislature

Posted by Sara Desmarais and Rashin Alizadeh, CELA Law Student and Student-at-Law on April 26, 2019 In Ontario, regulatory negligence claims may be brought against the government by aggrieved persons seeking compensation for loss, injury or damages arising from careless conduct by provincial…

Access to Environmental Justice in Canada: The Road Ahead

Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel on April 23, 2019 Article originally published April 3, 2019 online in The Lawyer's Daily Across Canada, low-income persons and disadvantaged communities often bear a disproportionate burden of the adverse health and environmental impacts from contaminants that…