Presentation: Canada: Embracing its Rivers

In February 2021, the Innu Council of Ekuanitshit and the regional municipality of Minganie passed joint resolutions declaring that the Magpie River was a legal person subject to rights and obligations. With this as a starting point, CELA's Executive Director provides a context for Canadian watershed conservation and efforts to protect our rivers and ecosystems.

Webinar: Restructuring our Relations: Legal and Policy Dimensions of Indigenous-Led Conservation in Ontario and Beyond

Osgoode Environmental Justice and Sustainability clinic will be hosting a panel discussion on Restructuring our Relations: Legal and Policy Dimensions of Indigenous-Led Conservation in Ontario and Beyond. The panel will explore the various intersections that exist between environmental and cultural preservation,…

Media Release – Federal Budget Offers Promise for a Green and Just Recovery

CELA is pleased that today’s federal budget contains ambitious targets and new programs to fight climate change and protect biodiversity, while considering impacts on vulnerable communities and workers. These are all important building blocks for a Green and Just Recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Proposed Revisions to the Ministry’s Statement of Environmental Values

CELA has submitted a detailed critique of the Environment Ministry's proposed revisions to its Statement of Environmental Values under Ontario's Environmental Bill of Rights.