Clean Water Act – Application for Review

Richard Lindgren and Theresa McClenaghan, CELA counsel, wrote a letter in reply to the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks' response to CELA's application for review under the Environmental Bill of Rights of the Clean Water Act, 2006 and a significant regulation that affects drinking water in Ontario.

Participant Statement of Citizens Against Melrose Quarry (CAMQ)

CAMQ statement prepared by Danielle Emon, CAMQ Executive Member to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal in a proceeding commenced under subsection 11(5) of the Aggregates Resources Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. A.8, as amended. Download statement: LPAT-File-MM180027_CAMQ_Participant-statement-March-2-2020

Application for Review of Ontario’s Clean Water Act

Richard Lindgren and Theresa McClenaghan, CELA counsel, have submitted an application for review under the Environmental Bill of Rights of the Clean Water Act, 2006 and a significant regulation that affects drinking water in Ontario. Download their application here: 1308-EBR…

Webinar – Overview of Septic System Reinspection Programs in Ontario

This webinar is an overview of a recently completed project by multiple stakeholders to explore successes, challenges & lessons learned from existing municipal septic re-inspection programs across Ontario, and a review of the legal context for managing rural wastewater. Panelists…

Why won’t Ontario Fix the Deficient Wells Regulation?

Most Ontarians obtain their drinking water from municipal systems that are closely regulated under the Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002 (SDWA).  This law is used to establish stringent standards for the treatment, distribution and testing of municipal drinking water in…