Lack of Progress on Chemicals of Mutual Concern under the GLWQA

John Jackson, Co-chair of the Toxics Free Great Lakes Binational Network, urges the Committee to address the issues that have lead to delays in implementing Annex 3 of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, which deals with Chemicals of Mutual Concern.

Pesticides Indoors – Differences in Risks, Regulation, and Necessary Precautions

All pesticide use carries risk but important differences exist in how pesticides behave indoors and in how they are regulated. Choices exist for lower risk alternatives alongside prevention.

Factum of the Intervenors – Alberta Court of Appeal Impact Assessment Act Reference

Factum of the Intervenors: Canadian Environmental Law Association, Environmental Defence Canada Inc., and MiningWatch Canada Inc.

The Constitutional Reference on Canada’s Impact Assessment Act: Why it Matters to CELA Clients

Richard Lindgren summarizes CELA's involvement in a constitutional reference case on Canada's new Impact Assessment Act in the Alberta Court of Appeal. He also explains the new IAA, and the environmental assessment regime that it replaces.

Impact Assessment Act Intervention – Affidavit of Theresa McClenaghan

Theresa McClenaghan gives evidence about CELA's experience, expertise, and interest in the Impact Assessment Act, and CELA's ability to be helpful to the Court.

Memorandum of Argument – Alberta Court of Appeal Impact Assessment Act reference

In the matter of An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, SC 2019, c.28 and the Physical Activities Regulations,…