Guest blog post by Charlew Hookimaw, member of Attawapiskat First Nation.
CELA joins leading Indigenous and environmental organizations in calling for this moratorium. Our Statement has been sent in a letter to the Prime Minister, Premier of Ontario, and Ministers of Environment.
Action Alert - Please join us and sign on to this statement calling on Canada and Ontario to establish an immediate moratorium in the Ring of Fire.
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.
CELA Northern Services Counsel Kerrie Blaise and Brady Reid researcher blog about the mad dash to develop the controversial Ring of Fire (ROF) with significant implications for First Nation communities across Ontario’s Far North.
CELA’s Executive Director Theresa McClenaghan reflects on CELA’s 50th anniversary year, and outlines CELA’s priorities for 2021.