Media Release: Coalition of Specialty Community Legal Clinics Granted Intervention at the Supreme Court of Canada in case about Public Interest Standing and Access to Justice

The Coalition of Speciality Community Legal Clinics (made up of Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO), ARCH Disability Law Centre (ARCH), the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA), Chinese Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (CSALC), HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO), and South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO)) is pleased to share that it has been granted intervener status at the Supreme Court of Canada in an appeal raising important issues about the legal test for public interest standing.

Blog – Long Awaited Amendments to CEPA: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly on Chemicals and Environmental Rights

CELA Counsel Joe Castrilli and Researcher Fe de Leon blog about Bill C-28 amending the Canadian Environmental Protection Act

Blog – Carbon Pricing, Vulnerable Communities, and the Constitution

CELA Counsel Richard Lindgren blogs about the recent Supreme Court of Canada ruling that upheld the constitutionality of the federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act.

Blog: Why CELA Intervenes in National Test Cases

Blog authored by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel As a specialty legal aid clinic in Ontario, CELA is often involved in precedent-setting appellate cases which involve the interpretation or application of the province’s environmental laws. For example, in the Canadian…

Blog: Constitutional reference on federal Impact Assessment Act

CELA Counsel Richard Lindgren blogs about Alberta's constitutional reference of the federal Impact Assessment Act and its significant implications for protecting the environment and safeguarding public health across Canada.