Using the Law to Protect Air, Water Land and Human Health 

Title: Using the Law to Protect Air, Water Land and Human Health  Public Legal Education Seminar Resource Type: Presentation Content: 1218-PLESeminar # of Pages: 42 Date authored: November 6, 2018 Publication number: 1218 Author/s: Kerrie Blaise Author Organization: CELA

Government urged to halt push for new fleet of nuclear reactors

Civil society groups across Canada urge federal government to rethink small modular reactor deployment, citing risks to the public, environment and future generations Oct 30 2018 Toronto – Over 20 civil society organizations from across Canada are calling on the…

Examining Shared Environmental Interests with the Michigan State Bar

Oct 02 2018 CELA’s Executive Director Theresa McClenaghan will be joining Members of Michigan State Bar and the Ontario Bar Association to discuss environmental law topics relevant to lawyers on both sides of the border. Our speakers will discuss the…

Eighty-seven groups call for inquiry into federal nuclear waste management; recent strong tornadoes in Ottawa-Gatineau underline their concerns

Sep 26 2018 (Ottawa, September 25, 2018) Two Grand Chiefs of Canadian First Nations are among 43 new co-signers who added their voices on September 21 to an official call for an inquiry by Auditor General Michael Ferguson into the…

First Nations, NGOs condemn federal plans for defunct nuclear reactors

Aug 21 2018 Ottawa, August 21, 2018 — Forty First Nations, citizen groups and NGOs have asked Canada’s Auditor General to hold an inquiry into spending by Natural Resources Canada, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) and the Canadian Nuclear Safety…

Canada’s Impact Assessment Act: Myth vs. Fact

Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel on July 23, 2018 In late June, Canada’s much-hyped Impact Assessment Act (IAA) received Third Reading in the House of Commons. The proposed law has now been referred to the Senate for review during the fall session. If enacted,…