Changes to Your Legal Rights

CLEO is making changes to Your Legal Rights as part of an overall strategy to simplify our websites and services. We will no longer be posting news to Your Legal Rights website but will continue to post this information on CLEO’s Twitter feed and Facebook page.  We encourage you to follow us there for information on CLEO’s work and news & events about the law and access to justice in Ontario.

Posted:
January 24, 2019
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Jan. 30 & 31: The California case against Monsanto and implications for health of Canadians

Canadian Environmental Law Association to co-host two events to learn about the precedent-setting California case against Monsanto (now Bayer).

Posted:
January 16, 2019
Article source:
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)

Canadian Environmental Law Association December 2018 bulletin

Topics covered in this issue include opposition to rollback of Clean Water Act, climate change and low-income communities, Bill 57 press conference at Queen's Park, and more.

Posted:
December 20, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)

New report by Walkerton citizens' lawyers finds Bill 66 threatens Ontario's drinking water

CELA has released a detailed legal analysis, raising the alarm about the Ontario Government's proposed Bill 66 (Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act, 2018). 

Posted:
December 17, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)

Lawsuit Accuses Trudeau of Selling Out Millennials on Climate Change

Environnement Jeunesse has applied to the Superior Court of Quebec to bring a class action lawsuit on behalf of all Quebec residents under the age of 35.

Posted:
December 06, 2018
Article source:
The Tyee

Canadian Environmental Law Association November 2018 bulletin

CELA opposes abolition of Ontario's environmental watchdog, Strengthening Ontario's proposed climate change plan, Protecting Pollinators – speeding up neonics ban, and more.

Posted:
December 03, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)

Ontario's fiscal update projects deficit at $14.5 billion as province slashes watchdogs, creates tax-cut

The government is also eliminating rent control on new rental units to increase housing supply across the province, but says rent control will remain in place for current tenants.

Posted:
November 15, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Canadian Environmental Law Association October 2018 bulletin is now available

Canada bans asbestos, amending CEPA, nuclear news, upcoming events, and more, from CELA.

Posted:
October 30, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)

November 6: Upcoming event in Thunder Bay: Using the law to protect air, water, land and human health

When: Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Waverley Library Auditorium, 285 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay

Learn how you can find out about environmental issues in your community and projects that might have bad effects on air, water, and land.

Posted:
October 30, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)

Premier Doug Ford ending Drive Clean plan

Premier Doug Ford announced Friday that as of April 1, the mandatory program would end for passenger cars and trucks.

 
Posted:
September 28, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star