Saturday, July 2, 2022

Tag: Canadian Environmental Law Association

Bill 197 decision reaffirms right to participate in environmental decision-making

The Ontario Divisional Court has determined that the Government of Ontario broke the law when it failed to comply with the public consultation requirements of Ontario's Environmental Bill...

CELA calls for action on lead in drinking water

The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) is calling on Canadians to recognize the health impacts of hazardous lead in drinking water—and to help advocate...

Great Lakes Water Quality Strategy on Toxic Substances Available for Review

The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA) commits Canada and the United States to prepare and issue binational strategies for Chemicals of Mutual Concern...

Canadian Environmental Coalition Releases Proposal for Green Recovery

The Green Budget Coalition has released a comprehensive set of recommendations on how the federal government can follow-through on its Throne Speech commitment to a...

Legal Action Launched Against Ontario’s Bill 197

A legal challenge has been launched against Ontario’s controversial Bill 197 by parties who have jointly filed an application for judicial review. The action...

Municipal Hazardous Waste Management Recommendations for Ontario

Seven environmental organizations have recently submitted a letter to Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment, Conservation, and Parks (MOECP) outlining the changes they would like...

Canadian Environmental Law Association Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Today the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) celebrates its 50th anniversary. On this milestone anniversary, CELA took an opportunity to reflect on how different...

The Great Debate: Is the Carbon Tax Unconstitutional?

On February 29, 2020, the Runnymede Society Conference 2020 featured a debate – “Is the Carbon Tax Institutional?” – as part of its two-day...

Precedent Set with Environmental Assessment Approval Revoked

The Citizens Against the ED-19 Dump (CAD) is relieved with the recent decision by Ontario Environment Minister Jeff Yurek to revoke an outdated environmental...