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.
CELA has submitted a detailed brief to the Law Commission of Ontario regarding potential reforms to the Environmental Bill of Rights.
The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) has recently commenced public consultations on environmental accountability, rights, responsibilities, and access to justice.
CELA Counsel Joe Castrilli blogs about proposed amendments to the MECP Statement of Environmental Values that fail to address long-standing problems with a document envisioned as a key pillar in ensuring environmental protection and governmental accountability under Ontario's Environmental Bill of Rights.
Title: Criteria for Legitimacy in Environmental Decision Making Resource Type: Presentation Content: 1203-CriteriaForLegitimacyInEnvironmentalDecisionMaking # of Pages: 17 Date authored: June 14, 2018 Publication number: 1203 Author/s: Theresa McClenaghan Author Organization: CELA
Title: Evaluating Emergency Preparedness and Environmental Protection CELA’s Submission to the CNSC for Bruce Power’s Proposed Life Extension and Refurbishment Resource Type: Presentation Content: CELA Presentation (Hearing Ref 2018-H-02) May 16, 2018 # of Pages: 31 Date authored: May 25, 2018…