CELA's Theresa McClenaghan and Kerrie Blaise presented on CELA's mandate and services to the Assembly of First Nations. Download slide deck here: AFN-Water-Symposium-Nov21-2019.
Considerable public and political debate continues to accompany the Impact Assessment Act, which was enacted by Parliament in June 2019 as part of the omnibus Bill C-69.
Request for Ruling from CELA, as a registered oral intervenor, in the Matter of the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ (CNL) Nuclear Research and Test Establishment Decommissioning Licence Renewal Application for Whiteshell Laboratories October 2, 2019
CELA's Kerrie Blaise joined environment professionals from over 80 Northern Ontario First Nation communities to discuss sustainability and engagement at the Northern Ontario First Nations Environment Conference hosted by EcoSuperior in Thunder Bay. Kerrie presented a summary of CELA's services drawing on our case work and law reform efforts to facilitate a discussion about environmental rights and justice in Indigenous communities. Download slide deck: NorthOnFirstNationsConference
Unceded Algonquin Anishinaabe Territories [OTTAWA] (September 6 2019): Canadian environmental and labour organizations join forces today to petition the Canadian government to ensure the Mercosur trade agreement being negotiated with Brazil and the other Mercosur countries protects the Amazon from escalating…
ERO #019-0198 Submission-2020-COA-Sept-4-2019