CELA responds to the province's proposal to extend the forestry sector's exemption to the Endangered Species Act.
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.
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.
27 Great Lakes and Midwest public interest groups have write to express their concern about an EPA's proposal that would allow the officials to choose which science to consider in forming policy.
10 organizations ask that time limits for impact assessments under the Impact Assessment Act be suspended due to limitations and restrictions in place during the COVID-19 pandemic that make data gathering, analysis, and public engagement more difficult.
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.