CELA responded to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (“EIS”) for a proposed uranium mine on the Patterson Lake peninsula in northern Saskatchewan. CELA’s legal analysis of the Draft EIS was accompanied by two expert reports: “Radon and Gamma Monitoring & Workers’ Health" by Luc Lance, and “Source Water Protection” by Dr. Robert Patrick.
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Recommended Great Lakes and freshwater protections for Budget 2023
In response to the federal government's pre-budget consultations, CELA has provided recommendations related to Great Lakes and freshwater protections for consideration in Budget 2023.
Report: Safe Drinking Water for All – 20 Years after the Walkerton Inquiry Reports
Twenty years after the release of the two Reports of the Walkerton Inquiry, CELA assesses the status of the 121 recommendations made by Justice O'Connor.
Making the Links: A Northern Ontario Toolkit for Environmental Protections, Health, and Equity
This Toolkit has been created to pair critically urgent environmental issues with legal mechanisms for change and public advocacy. It has been developed with and for Indigenous and settler communities, and individuals throughout Northern Ontario. It is meant to be a foundational resource so that both individuals and practitioners can have ready access to solutions for environmental health issues.
Presentation: Canadian Water Legislation
Presentation by CELA Executive Director Theresa McClenaghan on Canadian Water Legislation.
Healthy Waters and Sustainable Planning
Given cumulative assaults on regional forests and wetlands as well as the deterioration in local water quality and aquatic and amphibian species, a valid question arises: Is Ontario’s current system of land use planning protecting our waters?