Making the Links: A Toolkit for Environmental Protections, Health, and Equity

This Toolkit has been created to pair critically urgent environmental issues with legal mechanisms for change and public advocacy. It has been developed with and for Indigenous and settler communities, and individuals throughout Northern Ontario. It is meant to be a foundational resource so that both individuals and practitioners can have ready access to solutions for environmental health issues.

Media Release: Public Trust in Nuclear Regulator Eroded

Public trust in nuclear regulator eroded: CNSC grants 10-year licence to operate nuclear reactor on the Bay of Fundy ROTHESAY, NB – The Coalition for Responsible Energy Development in New Brunswick (CRED-NB) and the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) say…

Webinar: Northern Focus: A webinar on Forestry, Sustainability and Public Engagement

Join CELA and Environment North for our second annual Northern Services legal education webinar series where students from Bora Laskin Law School in Thunder Bay profile their research on critical health and environmental issues affecting Northern Ontario.

Nuclear Waste: An Environmental Justice Perspective

Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) members Theresa McClenaghan (Executive Director and Counsel) and Kerrie Blaise (Northern Services Legal Counsel) present and answer questions regarding environmental justice and why it is relevant. The panelists also discuss what community willingness is in the context of the Nuclear Waste Management Organization's (NWMO) Adaptive Phased Management (APM) project for site selection of a Deep Geological Repository (DGR) for Canada's high level nuclear fuel waste.

OPG Darlington Nuclear Generating Station Mo-99 Licence Amendment

CELA, has submitted a letter in response to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s (CNSC) Revised Notice of Hearing in Writing dated May 4, 2021 requesting comments on an application from Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG) for a licence amendment to authorize activities related to the production and possession of Molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) at the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station (DNGS).