Analysis of Ontario Bill 245: Accelerating Access to Justice Act, 2021

CELA has prepared an analysis of Schedules 6 and 10 of Ontario Bill 245, which proposes various reforms to the province's administrative law framework for adjudicating environmental and land use planning appeals. Download CELA's full brief here: CELA-Brief-Bill 245-March 2,…

Friends of Simcoe Forest Factum filed in Divisional Court

Court File No. 445/20 ONTARIO SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE (Divisional Court) B E T W E E N: FRIENDS OF SIMCOE FORESTS INC. Applicant - and - MINISTER OF MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS AND HOUSING, LOCAL PLANNING APPEAL TRIBUNAL, CORPORATION OF THE…

Blog: Auditor general criticizes Ontario’s environmental record

CELA Counsel Richard Lindgren blogs about Ontario auditor general Bonnie Lysyk's recent annual report on the provincial government’s environmental record in 2019-20.

Blog: 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.