The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) and Environment North assisted two law students, Cassandra Eby and Matt Pascuzzo, researching regional environment issues. We thank the Pro Bono Students Canada program and the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay. The students presented webinars in March 2021. To view the slides from their presentations click here.
Adapted from the CELA website:
Ethics and Environmental Justice: The Search for a “Willing Host” for Canada’s Nuclear Waste Storage in Northwestern Ontario
What is Canada’s plan for the storage of its growing stockpile of nuclear waste? And, how will social acceptance and the need for a ‘willing host’ be considered? In this webinar, join Cassandra Eby of LakeheadU’s Bora Laskin Law School and CELA’s Northern Services counsel Kerrie Blaise to learn about environmental ethics and their centrality to environmental justice.
A Community’s ‘Right to Know’ and Environmental Protection: Tools for Community Engagement and Knowledge about Pollutants
How can communities and members of the public find out about pollutants in their community? And, what protections are in place to prevent environmental emissions and restore ecosystems? In this webinar, join Matt Pascuzzo of LakeheadU’s Bora Laskin Law School and CELA’s Northern Services counsel Kerrie Blaise to learn about the toxic legacy of the Terrace Bay pulp mill and online tools communities can use to find out about local developments, emissions, and pollutants in their town.