Blog: Why CELA Intervenes in National Test Cases

Blog authored by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel As a specialty legal aid clinic in Ontario, CELA is often involved in precedent-setting appellate cases which involve the interpretation or application of the province’s environmental laws. For example, in the Canadian…

Analysis of Ontario Bill 245: Accelerating Access to Justice Act, 2021

CELA has prepared an analysis of Schedules 6 and 10 of Ontario Bill 245, which proposes various reforms to the province's administrative law framework for adjudicating environmental and land use planning appeals. Download CELA's full brief here: CELA-Brief-Bill 245-March 2,…

Comments on Draft Environmental Assessment: Proposed Southwestern Landfill

CELA's comments on the draft Environmental Assessment for the proposed Southwestern Landfill submitted on behalf of Oxford People Against the Landfill (OPAL) Alliance

Blog: US Relaxation of Environmental Rules in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic – The Implications for Canada and Mexico

Blog post by Joseph Castrilli, CELA Counsel In a move that has implications for international arrangements with Canada regarding protection of the North American environment, the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States, citing the coronavirus pandemic as its justification,…