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…
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Media Release: Ontario Must Assess the Impacts of Mines and Smelters Before They Are Built!
A report released today by MiningWatch Canada (and endorsed by CELA) concludes that every new mine, smelter or refinery in Ontario – or major expansion – must have a thorough environmental assessment before it can go ahead.
Blog: Constitutional reference on federal Impact Assessment Act
CELA Counsel Richard Lindgren blogs about Alberta's constitutional reference of the federal Impact Assessment Act and its significant implications for protecting the environment and safeguarding public health across Canada.
Factum of the Intervenors – Alberta Court of Appeal Impact Assessment Act Reference
Factum of the Intervenors: Canadian Environmental Law Association, Environmental Defence Canada Inc., and MiningWatch Canada Inc.
Blog: The Constitutional Reference on Canada’s Impact Assessment Act: Why it Matters to CELA Clients
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.
Impact Assessment Act Intervention – Affidavit of Theresa McClenaghan
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.