CELA joins NGOs to respond to federal consultation papers entitled: “Towards Canada-wide rules to strengthen recycling and composting of plastics through accurate labelling” and “A proposed federal plastics registry for producers of plastic products" HEJSupport and CELA followed up with supplementary comments highlighting the need to address toxics in plastics in Canada.
Tag: response to consultation
Submission: Best Practices for Source Water Protection
CELA lawyers recently submitted a letter to Ontario's Environment Minister regarding the province's voluntary Best Practices for Source Water Protection.
An Open Letter on Regional Assessment in the Ring of Fire
CELA joins the many Indigenous Peoples, climate scientists, environmental organizations, legal experts and concerned citizens calling on both Canada and Ontario to pause the process described in the Draft Agreement to Conduct a Regional Assessment in the Ring of Fire…
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Expanding Administrative Penalties for Environmental Contraventions
CELA counsel Richard Lindgren submitted a brief to Ontario's Environment Ministry regarding administrative penalty regulations under the province's environmental legislation
Comments on the Draft Agreement on Regional Assessment – Ring of Fire
The Friends of the Attawapiskat River are once again urging the Impact Assessment Agency to suspend the Regional Assessment whose process, timelines and methods of engagement have not been done in full consultation and with the consent of Indigenous community members, their customs, knowledge systems and inherent laws.
Friends of the Attawapiskat River File Submission with UN Human Rights Council
The Friends of the Attawapiskat River, represented by legal counsel at the CELA, welcome this opportunity toprovide its submission to the United Nations (UN) for the purpose of its Expert Mechanism pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 33/25.3.