Letter to PM: Hold Strong on Environmental Laws During Pandemic

CELA and 15 other organizations have written a letter to the Prime Minister urging the government to resist pressure to weaken or delay the implementation of federal environmental laws during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Industrial Emission Performance Standards

Title: Industrial Emission Performance Standards Resource Type: Response to Consultation Content: 1262 - CELA Submission on Emissions Performance Standards, March 29, 2019 # of Pages: 8 Date authored: March 29, 2019 Publication number: 1262 Author/s: Jacqueline Wilson and Sara Desmarais…

Time to Beef Up Toxics Reduction Measures

FRANCAIS Posted by Joseph F. Castrilli, CELA Counsel on June 27, 2018 Red tape reduction, not toxics reduction, is alive and well in amendments to regulations promulgated in April 2018 under Ontario’s Toxics Reduction Act. To understand why, it is necessary to briefly review the history…

Canada’s main environmental law isn’t working

Posted by Joseph Castrilli, CELA Counsel on August 22, 2016 Originally published in The Toronto Star, July 29, 2016 Emissions of some of the most harmful chemicals are on the rise in Canada. We need to update the federal law that’s supposed to…

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…