The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) has recently commenced public consultations on environmental accountability, rights, responsibilities, and access to justice.
Tag: Indigenous rights
Blog: Increasing Indigenous Engagement in the Healthy Great Lakes program
CELA worked with Coeuraj to build stronger Indigenous inclusivity within the Healthy Great Lakes program, and develop greater connections to Indigenous land and water stewardship initiatives and with Indigenous groups.
Toolkit Launch Presentation: Advancing Indigenous Rights through Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas
Join us for the launch of a new, comprehensive guide for Indigenous nations, communities and non-governmental organizations in Ontario focused on Indigenous-led conservation and Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas
Blog: Establishing Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas: The Jurisdictional Spectrum
Guest blog by CELA law student Yalda Mousavi looks at the jurisdictional spectrum relating to the establishment of Indigenous Protected and Conservation Areas.
An Open Letter on Regional Assessment in the Ring of Fire
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…
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Comments on the Draft Agreement on Regional Assessment – Ring of Fire
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.