Media Release: Concerned Walkerton Citizens, CELA urge — Provincial Safe Drinking Water Legislation Must be Walkerton’s Legacy

Media Release Toronto. The Walkerton tragedy demonstrated the need for legislation guaranteeing the right to safe drinking water, the Concerned Walkerton Citizens (CWC) and the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) said today. In one of two papers filed with the…

Model Bill: an Act to Conserve Ontario Waters

Title: Model Bill: an Act to Conserve Ontario Waters Resource Type: Report Content: modelbill # of Pages: 74 Date authored: May 2001 Publication number: 402 Author/s: Joseph F. Castrilli Author Organization: Canadian Environmental Law Association

Tragedy on Tap: Why Ontario Needs a Safe Drinking Water Act

Submissions of the Concerned Walkerton Citizens and the Canadian Environmental Law Association to Part II of the Walkerton Inquiry Authors: Richard D. Lindgren, Lisa McShane Grace Patterson, Anne Wordsworth Download Executive Summary and Recommendations, Volume 1 and Volume 2 below.…

Media Release: Environmentalists Urge All-Party Support For Proposed Safe Drinking Water Law In Ontario

Media Release Toronto. In an open letter addressed to Premier Mike Harris, Dalton McGuinty, and Howard Hampton, the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) has called upon all three political parties to commit to the speedy passage of Bill 96, the…

Media Release: Environmentalists Pan Drinking Water Regulation Proposed by Ontario

Media Release Toronto. Environmental groups have identified a number of significant shortcomings in the new Drinking Water Protection Regulation announced today by the Ontario government."The new regulation is only an interim step," stated Richard Lindgren, staff lawyer with the Canadian…

Media Release: CELA to Represent Concerned Walkerton Citizens

Media Release Toronto. The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA), a legal aid clinic specializing in environmental law, will represent the Concerned Walkerton Citizens (CWC) group during the upcoming public inquiry. CELA has a 30 year history representing citizens and community…