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…
Tag: Supreme Court of Canada (SCC)
Blog: Supreme Court to Rule on Federal Role in Pricing Carbon
CELA lawyers argue for federal jurisdiction to act on climate change, a crucial issue for vulnerable communities disproportionately impacted by climate change.
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.
Blog: Supreme Court of Canada Upholds Ontario’s Anti-SLAPP Provisions
CELA Counsel Ramani Nadarajah blogs about recent unanimous Supreme Court of Canada decision that establishes the proper interpretation and application of Ontario’s law to prevent strategic lawsuits against public participation.
Municipalities & Climate Emergency Declaration Movement
Presentation by legal summer student Michelle LaFortune on the the Climate Emergency Declaration Movement.
Supplementary Factum of the Intervenors filed in the Supreme Court of Canada – federal role in carbon pricing
Supplementary factum filed in the Supreme Court of Canada