Ontario Must Assess the Impacts of Mines and Smelters Before They Are Built!

A report released today by MiningWatch Canada (and endorsed by CELA) concludes that every new mine, smelter or refinery in Ontario – or major expansion – must have a thorough environmental assessment before it can go ahead.

The Constitutional Reference on Canada’s Impact Assessment Act: Why it Matters to CELA Clients

Richard Lindgren summarizes CELA's involvement in a constitutional reference case on Canada's new Impact Assessment Act in the Alberta Court of Appeal. He also explains the new IAA, and the environmental assessment regime that it replaces.

CELA Submissions to the Ontario Government on Bill 132

Richard Lindgren, CELA Legal Counsel, provides analysis of Bill 132 and its various schedules. Download the document here: 1306-Bill 132 Submission from the Canadian Environmental Law Association