A presentation given on April 19th, by CELA Counsel Rick Lindgren at the Eastern Region Legal Clinic Spring Conference.
Tag: public participation
Government Response to Petition: How protective and how transparent is the Canadian government response to the Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Class of ‘Forever Chemicals’ in water, products, and waste?
Government responses were received in response to the petition submitted to the Office of the Auditor General of Canada from multiple NGOs.
Blog: The Fight for Environmental Rights in 2023
This blog summarizes three noteworthy rights-based initiatives under consideration in Canada that are aimed at safeguarding the environment, enhancing legal accountability mechanisms, and ensuring access to environmental justice.
Potential Reforms to the Environmental Bill of Rights
CELA has submitted a detailed brief to the Law Commission of Ontario regarding potential reforms to the Environmental Bill of Rights.
Blog: The Value of Public Participation
Bog post by communications intern Sahara Mehdi on the value of public participation.
Blog: Law Commission Launches Public Consultations on Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights
The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) has recently commenced public consultations on environmental accountability, rights, responsibilities, and access to justice.