Articles about ‘Environmental Law’

Effects of climate change disproportionately impact persons with disabilities

  • November 3, 2021
  • Daniel Mulroy
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Due to discrimination, marginalization and economic factors, the impacts of climate change disproportionately impact persons with disabilities.

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights found that “Persons with disabilities are often among those most adversely affected in an emergency, sustaining disproportionately higher rates of morbidity and mortality, and at the same time being among those least able to have access to emergency support” (link). » Read the rest

Federal Court of Appeal decision good news for Bakerlaw client

  • February 5, 2010
  • David Baker
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The Federal Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of Bakerlaw client, the West Toronto Diamond Community Group. The decision upholds a previous Canadian Transportation Agency ruling stating that residents of the Junction area were suffering undue harm as a result of pile driving by GO Transit in the West Toronto Diamond Grade Seperation Project. » Read the rest

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