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

Action Alert: Send Your Support for Ontario’s Regulation to Restrict Neonic Pesticides

Apr 24 2015 Don’t delay. May 7th is the deadline for responding to Ontario’s consultation on a regulation to restrict neonicotinoid (“neonics”) pesticides. CELA supports this regulation. The proposal will classify treated seeds as pesticides and aims to dramatically reduce the use…

Reflecting on the connection between law reform and litigation

Posted by Jacqueline Wilson, CELA Counsel on May 24, 2019 In anticipation of CELA’s upcoming 50th anniversary, I have been reflecting on the relationship between CELA’s law reform and litigation work. The best analogy that comes to mind is the relationship between public health…