Joint request to pause decisions on Ring of Fire exploration permits

CELA with the Friends of the Attawapiskat River, MiningWatch Canada and Wildlife Conservation Society Canada are once again urging the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines to pause decision making on numerous proposals to issue mineral exploration permits in the Ring of Fire.

Blog: The Constitutional Reference on Canada’s Impact Assessment Act: Why it Matters to CELA Clients

Richard Lindgren summarizes CELA's involvement in a constitutional reference case on Canada's new Impact Assessment Act in the Alberta Court of Appeal. He also explains the new IAA, and the environmental assessment regime that it replaces.

Blog: Decline of environmental law, public oversight in Ontario’s North

Posted by Kerrie Blaise, CELA Northern Services Counsel on June 6, 2019 Article originally published May 10, 2019 online in The Lawyer's Daily Ontario is witnessing a swift and disturbing de-evolution of its key environmental laws. The province has proposed to further add to the…