Concerns raised about Ontario’s environmental assessment changes

CELA Counsel Richard Lindgren lays out concerns about environmental law changes in Bill 197, focusing on proposed revisions to the Environmental Assessment Act. Article originally published in The Lawyers Daily.

Notice of Application to Divisional Court for Judicial Review – Bill 197 (COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, 2020)

ONTARIO SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE (Divisional Court) BETWEEN: EARTHROOTS COALITION, CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL LAW ASSOCIATION, FEDERATION OF ONTARIO NATURALISTS carrying on business as ONTARIO NATURE, MICHEL KOOSTACHIN, and COOPER PRICE, a minor by his litigation guardian ELLIE PRICE Applicants - and…

CELA in the Courts – An Impressive Track Record Continues

CELA articling student Krystal-Anne Roussel blogs about CELA's legacy of precedent-setting litigation victories, and some of our current cases.

40 Years of Law in the Public Interest, Selected Highlights from the First Decades of CELA’s Work

 ... This report is organized mostly by chronology, exploring the links over time that CELA has focused on at any given moment. Key campaigns like the battles for the Environmental Bill of Rights, Legal-Aid funding, and dozens of dangerous landfill…