Ontario’s post-COVID economic recovery bill: a big miss for a green and just recovery

Toronto – In an enormous piece of legislation, tabled this week as Bill 197, the Ontario government proposes changes to over eleven laws, many of them directly affecting the health of our communities and environment.

Bill 197 – Additional background on changes proposed to specific laws

Background to July 13, 2020 Media Release. Omnibus bill 197 proposes numerous changes to multiple Ontario laws often weakening environmental protection and removing public participation rights.

Submission on Planning Act – Bill 108

Title: Submission on Planning Act - Bill 108 Resource Type: Response to Consultation Content: 1277-CELA SUBMISSION - PLANNING ACT, BILL 108 # of Pages: 7 Date authored: May 30, 2019 Publication number: 1277 Author/s: Jacqueline Wilson Author Organization: CELA

Speaking Notes to the Standing Committee on Social Policy Re Bill 139

Title: Canadian Environmental Law Association Speaking Notes to the Standing Committee on Social Policy Re Bill 139 Resource Type: Presentation Content: 1146-CELAStandingCommitteeOnSocialPolicyBill139 # of Pages: 5 Date authored: October 17, 2017 Publication number: 1146 Author/s: Theresa McClenaghan & Jessica Karban…