(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. It is also a free legal advisory clinic for the public, and will act at hearings and in courts on behalf of citizens or citizens' groups who are otherwise unable to afford legal assistance. Funded by Legal Aid Ontario, CELA is one of 79 community legal clinics located across Ontario, 15 of which offer services in specialized areas of the law. CELA also undertakes additional educational and law reform projects funded by government and private foundations. Sign up for CELA's Bulletin
(CIELAP) is an independent, not-for-profit research and education organization. CIELAP is dedicated to the idea that we can - and must - make better decisions. Their vision is of a world in which basic human rights include a safe and healthy environment. They believe that respect for and preservation of nature's integrity and environment will help achieve this vision. Visit CIELAP's community forum.