In this blog, CELA Counsel Rick Lindgren outlines what led to the May 10th ruling by the Alberta Court of Appeal that Canada’s Impact Assessment Act (IAA) is unconstitutional (Reference re Impact Assessment Act, 2022 ABCA 165).
In this blog, CELA follows up with individuals from such a community in Northern Ontario, who weighed in on the government’s recent EA reforms, to understand potential impacts to the environment and community health.
CELA joins the many Indigenous Peoples, climate scientists, environmental organizations, legal experts and concerned citizens calling on both Canada and Ontario to pause the process described in the Draft Agreement to Conduct a Regional Assessment in the Ring of Fire…
CELA has submitted comments on the Draft Tailored Impact Statement Guidelines & Public Participation Plan - Upper Beaver Gold Project (Reference No. 82960) to the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada.
The Friends of the Attawapiskat River are once again urging the Impact Assessment Agency to suspend the Regional Assessment whose process, timelines and methods of engagement have not been done in full consultation and with the consent of Indigenous community members, their customs, knowledge systems and inherent laws.
CELA lawyer Richard Lindgren made a presentation about climate change litigation during a webinar held by the Canadian Association of the Club of Rome.