News in Environmental Law
The ChemTRAC data base has begun to generate new information on 25 of the most health threatening substances found in Toronto's air.
Public interest groups applaud a proposed new law that would allow Ontario citizens to speak out without fear of damaging lawsuits meant to intimidate them.
Topics include database that tracks hazardous substances in Toronto, protection of First Nations drinking water, CELA's submission to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, and CELA's new blog.
Two native bands are asking for a judicial review of the environmental provisions in two budget bills because of proposed changes to the Fisheries Act and the Navigable Waters Protection Act.
Topics in this issue include the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement Protocol, CELA's submission to the Canada-China Foreign Investment Protection Agreement, and withdrawl of the mega quarry proposal.
The September 2012 issue of the Northwest Community Legal Clinic newsletter has articles on the Home Repairs Benefit, capping discretionary benefits, Ministry of Labour mandatory posters, age discrimination complaint, changes to psychiatry guidebook, and closing of the Experimental Lakes Area research centre.
Founded in 2007, Ecojustice's legal clinic has proven to be a win-win arrangement for the University of Ottawa and Ecojustice, a non-governmental organization that focuses on using the law to protect the environment.
You can now subscribe to an audio podcast of the Your Legal Rights public legal education webinars to listen to them on your computer, your mobile device, or MP3 player.
With C-38 set to soon return to the House for a final showdown, Macleans presents a rough guide to the controversial budget bill.
Date November 10, 2011
Time 10 a.m. - 11 am
This webinar gives service providers and advocates information about childrens' vulnerability to toxic substances and describes strategies for public education and outreach on the issues involved.