On October 30, 2019, Angela Lee will be presenting on the topic of “Why ‘Frankenfoods’ Need Feminism” as part of the Schulich School of Law’s Mini Law lecture series.
Nathalie Chalifour will be presenting as part of LEAF Ottawa's Persons Day Breakfast 2019, to be held on Friday, October 25, 2019 from 8:00am – 10:30am. This year's focus is on women and climate change, including sustainability and environmental law.
For more information, or to purchase tickets, click HERE.
Food Law and Policy in Canada, co-edited by project team members Heather McLeod-Kilmurray, Angela Lee, and Nathalie Chalifour, has been published. Each co-editor also has work published in the volume, which features chapters from some of Canada’s leading experts in the emerging area of food law and policy.Read more
Members of the research team will be participating in the upcoming 7th annual environmental law conference hosted by the Journal of Environmental Law and Practice. The theme of the conference is Back to the Future: Re-Defining Canada’s Environmental Priorities, and it will be held at the Lester B Pearson United World College in Victoria, BC. The draft program is available HERE.Read more
We are pleased to announce that a University of Ottawa graduate student in the Faculty of Law working on issues related to environmental justice has recently graduated.
Congratulations to Carla Sbert, who successfully defended her PhD! Carla’s thesis, “Mining from the Lens of Ecological Law: Obstacles and Opportunities for Re-formation”, offers an important new understanding of ecological law in the context of mining.
The University of Ottawa’s Institute of the Environment will be hosting a panel on the constitutionality of Canada’s carbon pricing law, which Saskatchewan and Ontario have challenged. Three of the lawyers involved, including project member Nathalie Chalifour, who is acting as counsel for the United Chiefs of the Mnidoo Mnising, will discuss the recent hearing, the arguments and the implications of this landmark case.Read more