Notice of Media Conference – Environmentalists Respond to Bill 57’s Proposal to Abolish Ontario’s Independent Environmental Watchdog


Nov 30 2018

Toronto – The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA), as well as the retired Deputy Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, will be holding a media conference at the Ontario Legislature on Monday, December 3, 2018 to respond to the provincial government’s proposal to eliminate the independent Environmental Commissioner of Ontario.

The media conference will be held at 1:30 p.m. in the Queen’s Park Media Studio (Legislative Building).

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Additional information online:

CELA Guest blog: So What if We Lose the Environmental Commissioner?                             http://www.cela.ca/blog/2018-11-24/so-what-if-we-lose-ECO

CELA: Why the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Matters - Legal Analysis of Bill 57          http://www.cela.ca/publications/Why-the-ECO-matters-legal-analysis-bill-57

For more information, or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Theresa McClenaghan, CELA Executive Director and Counsel: 416-960-2284 #7219                                            

Richard Lindgren, CELA Counsel: 613-385-1686                                                                                                 

Ellen Schwartzel (Retired Deputy ECO): 647-463-5562