News and Events Archive

This page provides access to news and events from past years. See Recent News and Events for newer media releases.

May 25 2000

Environmental Standard Setting and Children's Health report released today

Mar 15 2000

Debate on Water Cycles Back to the Need for Action: IJC Releases Final Report on Great Lakes Water Uses Reference

Feb 28 2000

CELA’S Clients Intervening in Supreme Court of Canada Municipal Pesticides By-Law Case

Feb 22 2000

Environmentalists Attack Legality and Politics of Plutonium Airlift: Legal opinion demonstrates that January transport of plutonium by air violated principles of law. Groups call on Government of Canada to halt all imports of plutonium

Jan 14 2000

Environmental Groups Seek Leave to Intervene in Supreme Court of Canada Case on Pesticide By-Laws

Dec 15 1999

CELA Shocked at Selection of New Environmental Commissioner

Dec 07 1999

Is Life Patentable? Precedent Setting Harvard Mouse Case in Court Thursday

Nov 26 1999

Federal Government Ban on Bulk Water Removals Only Partially Closes Off Exports Threat Says CELA

Nov 09 1999

Environment Minister Water Protection Measure Full of Holes, Says Environmental Law Group

Oct 26 1999

Proposed Tritium Drinking Water Standard Too High Say Groups

Oct 05 1999

Invited Editorial (Globe and Mail) Give the Mi'kmaq a chance: The court's ruling wasn't a blank cheque, and First Nations are good stewards of the land

Sep 22 1999

Environmental Commissioner's Office Not to be Touched: Minister

Sep 20 1999

Water Watch Summit a Huge Success

Sep 20 1999

Resident Outraged at Minister's Approval of Proposed Environmental Assessment for Richmond Landfill Expansion

Jul 15 1999

Local Residents Retain CELA in Battle Against Richmond Landfill Expansion

Jul 14 1999

"We Don't Want Toronto's Garbage," Say Groups From Ontario and the U.S.

Jul 12 1999

Northerners Have Day in Court Over Super-Dump Approval

Jun 21 1999

Information and Privacy Commissioner Orders Ministry of Environment to Release Emissions for Gay Lea's Teeswater Plant

May 21 1999

Mining "Side Deal" Undermines Lands for Life Proposal, Says Environmental Law Group

Apr 22 1999

Earth Day Spent in Court over Mega-Dump: Northerners Ask Court to Block Approval of Adams Mine Landfill