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…

Chronicles from the North

Posted by Kerrie Blaise , CELA Counsel on October 19, 2018 Last month, CELA was excited to announce its expansion of legal services in Northern Ontario. Six weeks into the pilot project, we are happy to share what we’ve heard and how we are responding.…

NEXT WEEK – Environmental Law Toolkit Workshop – October 24, 2017

Oct 16 2017   Photo Credit: Adam Harris https://healthyhandyman.com/ Plan to attend on Tuesday October 24th at the Sustainability Network office in Toronto for this one-day training session. The workshop will be hosted by John Swaigen of Ecojustice who has designed…

Committee report recommends major reform of Parliament’s control of toxic substances

Posted by Joseph Castrilli and Fe de Leon on June 22, 2017 If the recommendations of a Parliamentary committee are adopted by the House of Commons, Canada will move closer to enshrining environmental rights, substituting safer alternatives, and strengthening protection of vulnerable populations…

Public opinion reaches tipping point on environmental rights

Ontarians overwhelmingly support environmental rights, want stronger government action to protect the environment Joint media release of CELA, Ecojustice and the Blue Dot movement Dec 13 2016 TORONTO – A Nanos poll released today shows Ontarians overwhelmingly favour legal recognition of…