New report by Walkerton citizens’ lawyers finds Bill 66 threatens Ontario’s drinking water

FRANCAIS Dec 16 2018 Toronto – Today the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA), which represented the Concerned Walkerton Citizens at the Walkerton Inquiry, released a detailed legal analysis  (and associated briefing note) raising the alarm about the Ontario Government’s proposed Bill…

Annotated Excerpts – Schedule 10, Bill 66

Title: Annotated Excerpts - Schedule 10, Bill 66 An Act to restore Ontario's competitiveness by amending or repealing certain Acts Resource Type: Report Content: 1230-AnnotatedExcerpts_0 # of Pages: 30 Date authored: December 13, 2018 Publication number: 1230 Author/s: Anastasia M…

Deregulation Redux: Ontario’s Environmental Laws under Attack (Again)

FRANCAIS Posted by Theresa McClenaghan and Richard D. Lindgren, Executive Director and Counsel, CELA on December 7, 2018 CELA’s core mandate is to use and improve the law in order to safeguard the environment, protect the interests of low-income and vulnerable communities, and…

Trout Lake Campers’ Association Case Synopsis

Title: Trout Lake Campers' Association Case Synopsis Resource Type: Legal Submissions Content: TLCA Case Synopsis # of Pages: 49 Date authored: November 21, 2018 Author/s: Jacqueline Wilson Author Organization: CELA

The Walkerton Tragedy: Lessons Learned and Unfinished Business

Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel on May 22, 2018 In May 2000, seven people died, and thousands of people fell seriously ill, after consuming contaminated drinking water supplied by a municipal drinking water system in Walkerton, Ontario. On the 18th anniversary…

Land Use Planning Reforms Under Bill 139  A Public Interest Perspective

The video of the presentation is now available at: https://vimeo.com/262045727 Title: Presentation: Land Use Planning Reforms Under Bill 139  A Public Interest Perspective Resource Type: Presentation Content: Bill 139 Webinar - FINAL # of Pages: 29 Date authored: March 26, 2018…