Ontario has exempted forestry activities from the requirements of the Environmental Assessment Act, a move that will negatively impact Ontario’s forests, Indigenous people who depend on the health of those forests to protect their own health, and all the rest of us.
CELA Executive Director Theresa McClenaghan takes a big picture look at CELA's history and contributions to environmental and social justice as we continue to celebrate our 50th Anniversary year. Article originally published in The Lawyer's Daily.
A look back on the Walkerton drinking water tragedy, and lessons learned for protecting our drinking water today.
CELA Counsel and Executive Director Theresa McClenaghan discusses the environmental health impacts of pollution and poverty in the Great Lakes Region. Download slide deck here: Intersection-Envl-Law-Poverty-Law
Most Ontarians obtain their drinking water from municipal systems that are closely regulated under the Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002 (SDWA). This law is used to establish stringent standards for the treatment, distribution and testing of municipal drinking water in…
Richard Lindgren, CELA Legal Counsel, provides analysis of Bill 132 and its various schedules. Download the document here: 1306-Bill 132 Submission from the Canadian Environmental Law Association