Response to Smarter and Stronger Justice Act, 2020 (Bill 161)

Theresa McClenaghan wrote a brief to support her testimony to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy regading problematic aspects of Bill 161 that affect the Class Proceedings Act, the Judicial Review Procedure Act, and the Legal Aid Services Act.

Letter Requesting Extension – COVID and SMR Environmental Assessment

As the COVID-19 pandemic was unfolding, CELA and Dr. Ramana requested the CNSC extend the consultation period for the environmental assessment of Canada's first small modular nuclear reactor noting significant barriers to meaningful public engagement and participation.

Letter to the Province: COVID and EBR Exemption

In response to the government of Ontario's announcement that it would be temporarily suspending the Environmental Bill of Rights, nearly 50 civil society and environmental organizations collectively ask Ontario to implement its COVID-19 emergency response in ways which prevent undue harm to the environment and uphold public participation rights.