30 in 30: Confessions of a CELA Lifer

Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel on February 2, 2016 Incredibly, 2016 marks my 30th year at CELA. Since it is customary to sit back and reflect upon such milestones, here are 30 memories (good, bad and ugly) over the past 30…

Grassy Narrows sues Ontario over mercury health threat from clearcut logging

Ground breaking case invokes Charter to protect First Nation community from toxic harm Sep 14 2015 Toronto – Today the Grassy Narrows First Nation is filing legal proceedings against Ontario asking the Divisional Court to overturn provincial plans for a decade of clearcut…

Grassy Narrows First Nation – Notice of Application to Divisional Court for Judicial Review

Title: Notice of Application to Divisional Court for Judicial Review BETWEEN: GRASSY NARROWS FIRST NATION and SHERRY FOBISTER, WILLIAM FOBISTER, SENIOR, SIMON FOBISTER and CHIEF ROGER FOBISTER, SENIOR on their own behalf and on behalf of all other members of…

Letter to Premier McGuinty Re: Environmental Law Provisions in Bill 55 – the Strong Action for Ontario Act (Budget Measures)

Title: Letter to Premier McGuinty Re: Environmental Law Provisions in Bill 55 - the Strong Action for Ontario Act (Budget Measures) Resource Type: Letter Content: L-Bill-55-to-Premier # of Pages: 6 Date authored: May 10, 2012 Publication number: 935 Author/s: 58…

Resource Kit – Kenora, ON “Making the Links” Project

Title: Resource Kit - Kenora, ON Created as part of the “Environmental Health, Equity and Law: Making the Links” Project Resource Type: Report Content: Resource Kit-Kenora # of Pages: 16 Date authored: February 10, 2012 Author/s: Burgandy Dunn Author Organization:…