CELA support the passing of Bill C-230: An Act Respecting the Development of a National Strategy to Redress Environmental Racism as opportunity for the government to address the inequities facing vulnerable communities, particularly racialized communities facing harm from environmental pollution and polluting practices by ensuring remedies are integrated effectively into existing environmental legislation or passing additional legislation and policies.
CELA's response to consultation regarding proposed sulphur dioxide emission exemptions for three facilities in the Sudbury region (conducting nickel smelting and refining).
CELA's response to this consultation posted to the Environmental Registry of Ontario
CELA has submitted a detailed critique of the Environment Ministry's proposed revisions to its Statement of Environmental Values under Ontario's Environmental Bill of Rights.
CELA, with the Friends of the Attawapiskat River, MiningWatch, Northwatch, Wildlands League and West Coast Environmental Law are calling on Canada to enact an urgent moratorium on prospecting, exploration, development, and project-specific decision-making in the Ring of Fire.
In response to this consultation, CELA identifies procedural problems and substantive deficiencies in the Ontario government's enhancement of the Minister's power to issue zoning orders under section 47 of the Planning Act.