Comments on amendments to the Pesticide Regulation (63/09 General)

In response to ERO 019-0601 CELA has commented on proposed revisions to Ontario Regulation 63/09 made under the Pesticides Act. We have raised concerns about proposals that could undermine both Ontario's ban on the cosmetic use of pesticides and the…

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

Presentation To The Standing Committee On General Government Re: Bill 132 (Better for People, Smarter for Business Act, 2019)

Richard Lindgren presented concerns about Bill 132 (Better for People, Smarter for Business Act, 2019) to the Standing Committee on General Government.

Ontario Fast-Tracks Changes to Environmental Laws

The Ontario government has recently introduced omnibus legislation that proposes to amend over a dozen laws that currently protect the environment, safeguard public health, manage wildlife and public lands, and regulate resource extraction throughout the province.

Recommendations for Budget 2020

The Green Budget Coalition (GBC) brings together 22 leading Canadian environmental organizations, to present an analysis of the most pressing issues regarding environmental sustainability in Canada and to make a consolidated annual set of recommendations to the federal government regarding strategic fiscal and budgetary opportunities.

Intersection of Environmental Law and Poverty Law

Discussion of the Environmental Health Impacts of Pollution and Poverty in the Great Lakes Region Intersection-Environmental-Law-Poverty-Law