The vaquita, the world's smallest porpoise is on the verge of extinction. Scientists estimate that there are fewer than 10 left in the world. Hear from experts about the critically endangered vaguita, the threats to its survival and habitat, including from illegal activity, and the USCMA trade agreement process to save the vaquita and hold Mexico accountable for its environmental commitments.
CELA lawyer Richard Lindgren delivered a guest lecture to criminology students at Carleton University in relation to using legal tools to address ecological crime.
CELA counsel Richard Lindgren submitted a brief to Ontario's Environment Ministry regarding administrative penalty regulations under the province's environmental legislation
CELA lawyer Richard Lindgren made a presentation about climate change litigation during a webinar held by the Canadian Association of the Club of Rome.
When Ontario’s Auditor General recently released her money-for-value audits and annual report under the Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR), considerable media, public, and political attention focused on her findings regarding species at risk, spills of hazardous chemicals, waste management, and climate change matters. However, the Auditor General’s EBR report also flagged a little-known but significant problem: the Ontario government’s ongoing failure to conduct any public education or outreach programs to inform Ontarians about how to use their important rights under the EBR.
Response to ERO 019-0045: The proposed administrative penalties regulation under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act