In this blog, CELA lawyers Joe Castrilli and Richard Lindgren review the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision on the constitutionality of the federal Impact Assessment Act.
CELA's reaction to the Supreme Court of Canada's finding regarding the federal Impact Assessment Act.
This week, the federal government is defending its Impact Assessment Act (IAA) (formerly Bill C-69) at the Supreme Court of Canada. Last year, the Alberta Court of Appeal issued a non-binding opinion that the IAA is unconstitutional; the Government of Canada is appealing that opinion. The hearing will be heard on March 21 and 22.
Filed in the Supreme Court of Canada (on appeal from the Alberta Court of Appeal) In the matter of An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and…
CELA lawyer Richard Lindgren made a presentation about climate change litigation during a webinar held by the Canadian Association of the Club of Rome.
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.