The need for recovery from the social and economic impacts of COVID-19 task us with a historic responsibility. We can choose to reinvest in the status quo, or we can rebuild better and more safely. The Green Budget Coalition strongly encourages making climate and biodiversity objectives central to Canada's recovery.
CELA's response to consultations regarding multiple exemptions and/or revisions to Environmental Assessment Act requirements concerning parks and conservation reserves, land claim settlements, the GTA West Transportation Corridor, additional Ministry of Transportation projects, and Class Environmental Assessments.
Richard Lindgren writes that the Bill unnecessarily removes important accountability and legal process rights to facilitate transit projects in the GTA. Proposed changes to environmental assessment regulations also weaken public accountability.
CELA responded to the Provincial Policy Statement Review. Consultation posted here: ERO #019-0279 Download CELA's response here: PPS-Review019-0279-Response-from-CELA CELA also collaborated on a response from seventeen National, Provincial, and Regional organizations and sixty-three Local organizations Download group response here: PPS-Review019-0279-Response-over-80-groups
Report prepared jointly by ARCH Disability Law Centre and the Canadian Environmental Law Association