Richard Lindgren writes that the Bill unnecessarily removes important accountability and legal process rights to facilitate transit projects in the GTA. Proposed changes to environmental assessment regulations also weaken public accountability.
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.
CELA Counsel Rick Lindgren looks ahead to environmental law matters that litigators and legislators can expect in 2020.
CELA Counsel Theresa McClenaghan and Rick Lindgren weigh in on drinking water safety risks for many communities and First Nations across Ontario as raised by the Auditor General's 2019 Annual Report.
Richard Lindgren, CELA Legal Counsel, provides analysis of Bill 132 and its various schedules. Download the document here: 1306-Bill 132 Submission from the Canadian Environmental Law Association