Letter on Legal Exemptions in Building Transit Faster Act and Environmental Assessment Regulations

Richard Lindgren writes that the Bill unnecessarily removes important accountability and legal process rights to facilitate transit projects in the GTA. Proposed changes to environmental assessment regulations also weaken public accountability.

Back to the Future: Ontario’s Misguided Land Use Reforms

Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel For almost 50 years, CELA has represented clients in the courts and before administrative tribunals in relation to proposed land uses or developments that pose unacceptable risks to the environment and public health…

Provincial Policy Statement Review

CELA responded to the Provincial Policy Statement Review. Consultation posted here: ERO #019-0279 Download CELA's response here: PPS-Review019-0279-Response-from-CELA CELA also collaborated on a response from seventeen National, Provincial, and Regional organizations and sixty-three Local organizations Download group response here: PPS-Review019-0279-Response-over-80-groups

Survey “A Place to Grow” policies on aggregate resources

Title: Re: Survey "A Place to Grow" policies on aggregate resources Resource Type: Letter, Response to Consultation Content: 1278-Survey-A-Place-to-Grow # of Pages: 6 Date authored: May 31, 2019 Publication number: 1278 Author/s: Jacqueline Wilson Author Organization: CELA

Bill 108, More Homes, More Choices Act, 2018 

Title: Re: Bill 108, More Homes, More Choices Act, 2018  Presentation and Written Submissions to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy review of Bill 108 Resource Type: Letter, Presentation, Response to Consultation Content: 1279-CELA-SubmissionRe-Bill-108 # of Pages: 63 Date authored:…

Submission on Planning Act – Bill 108

Title: Submission on Planning Act - Bill 108 Resource Type: Response to Consultation Content: 1277-CELA SUBMISSION - PLANNING ACT, BILL 108 # of Pages: 7 Date authored: May 30, 2019 Publication number: 1277 Author/s: Jacqueline Wilson Author Organization: CELA