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.

Ontario’s post-COVID economic recovery bill: a big miss for a green and just recovery

Toronto – In an enormous piece of legislation, tabled this week as Bill 197, the Ontario government proposes changes to over eleven laws, many of them directly affecting the health of our communities and environment.