ENGLISH ONLY - The Centre for Environmental Law and Global Sustainability (CELGS) is sponsoring Professor Konstantia Koutouki's presentation on the role of international law in sustainable natural resource management. Please join us february 18th at 11:30 am. For more details, please clickhere.
HELD IN FRENCH ONLY! The growing interest in Shale gas production has resulted in concerns from communities all over North America over the extraction methodologies and their environnmental and social impacts. Professor Halley will be covering the current legal and regulatory framework in force for this industry. Mark you calendars here. For more information on the event, please click here.
Professor Marcus Taylor, from Queen's University will be talking about climate change adaptation drawing on cases from rural India and Mongolia and examining what is at stakes in the poilitics of adaptation. More information on the presentation is avaialble here.
Congratulations to Nicole Rozario and ALex Dezan, University of Ottawa law students selected to represent us at the Willms & Shier Environmental Law Moot, Canada's prestigious moot devoted to environmental law - the competition will take place at the Ontario Court of Appeal, March 7th, 2015 in Toronto. Good luck Nicole and Alex!
Canada's New Environment Commissioner, Julie Gelfand, will be speaking at the Univeristy of Ottawa part of a ''IE-CELGS'' initiative - Mark your calendarsfor November 13th! Posters with additional details will be avaialble soon!
Ecojustice is helping local communities take legal action against coal. Ecojustice lawyers filed a federal court in an effort to quash a Port Metro Vancouver-issued permit allowing the construction of a new coal transfer facility on the Fraser River. read more here
Following a collaboration with colleagues at George Washington University, Mark Youden presented findings of a comparative law project on hydraulic fracking practices in the United States and Canada at the March 15, 2014 Workshop of the North American Consortium on Legal Education (NACLE).
Ecojustice is celebrating Nestlé Canada Inc.’s move to back down from a bottled water fight after groups challenged Nestlé on its attempt to have drought restrictions dropped from one of its water takings in Ontario.