Links

Canadian Environmental Law Firms and Organizations:
Canadian Environmental Law Society
“The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) is a non-profit, public interest organization established in 1970 to use existing laws to protect the environment and to advocate environmental law reforms.”

Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy
“Since 1970, CIELAP has established itself as one of a handful of Canadian organizations that have the competence, the resources and the capabilities to conduct research on environmental law and policy.”

Environmental Bureau of Investigation
“The Environmental Bureau of Investigation (EBI), a project of the Energy Probe Research Foundation (EPRF), is dedicated to the protection of public resources through the application and enforcement of environmental laws.”

Environmental Defence “We research. We educate. We go to court when we have to. All in order to ensure clean air, safe food and thriving ecosystems. Nationwide.”

Lake Ontario Waterkeeper
“Waterkeepers patrol their local water bodies in a boat, address community concerns, identify threats to clean water, and make use of the legal and democratic processes designed to protect water quality.”

Ecojustice (formerly Sierra Legal Defence Fund)
“an organization with a mandate to provide free legal services to environmental groups and concerned citizens.”

Saxe Law Office

Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP

York Sites:
President’s Sustainability Council

Counter Culture
“a student-run organization that aims to educate and provide healthy food for the York University community.”

Environmental Outreach Team
“a group of York students dedicated to affecting changes through various outreach initiatives at high schools and in the York community”

Faculty of Environmental Studies

Graduate Environmental Studies Students’ Association

Net Impact at Schulich School of Business
“We promote sustainable business through education and networking.”

Maloca Community Garden
“York University Community Gardens”

UnderCurrents
“Journal of Critical Environmental Studies”

York is U Environmental Awareness Week
“a 4-day interactive environmental expo that includes recycling basketballs, water taste tests, model eco-systems, windmills, solar smart cars, campus clean up day and Arbour day.”

York University Environmental Resources & Organizations: Campus Planning & Sustainability http://www.yorku.ca/facilities/campusplanning/index.html
“Campus Planning is concerned with the physical detail that affects the operational, environmental and aesthetic objectives of the University.”

Other Environmental Organisations:
Clean Air Alliance

Friends of the Earth Canada

Greenpeace Canada

Ontario Environmental Network “a comprehensive directory of environmental groups, organizations, agencies and websites across Ontario, Canada”

Ontario Ministry of the Environment

Pollution Probe

Sierra Club Canada

Sierra Youth Coalition (information on sustainable campuses project, including CSAF)
“a group of inspired and committed youth who desire to see the working realities of sustainability integrated into the daily operations of life around us.”

Toronto Environmental Alliance

UN ECOSOC Division for Sustainable Development

World Wildlife Fund Canada

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