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Environmental Protection

Covers legal rights when it comes to pollution and environmental damage.

Some indicators of legal issues

What the clients may say:

  • "The air quality in the house I rent is affecting my health."
  • "There is asbestos in the house I rent."
  • "My child's asthma is being triggered by mould in the house we rent."
  • "The paint in my apartment is flaking and I'm worried that it might contain lead."
  • "I'm worried that the pest control treatment my landlord used is harmful to my health."
  • "My child got a rash after playing with a new toy."
  • "I think the construction site near my home is releasing toxins."
  • "I think my well water is contaminated"

Legal Services and Information

Records for Environmental Protection
Title Description
Ontario Legal Information Centre COVID-19 (May 7, 2020): Centre will no longer offer its services in person for the time being * legal information services remain available by telephone…
Ecojustice - Ecojustice Environmental Law Clinic Public interest environmental law organization * students offer legal education and community outreach, summary legal advice, law reform advice and submissions, representation before administrative bodies…
Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities - Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities COVID-19 (July 12, 2021): Reach's Legal Referral program is accepting calls from clients with disabilities in Ottawa and the Champlain region who require legal assistance. Referrals…
Legal Line Free legal answers covering 2,100 topics on provincial and federal laws available by website referrals publishes legal guides and Your Guide to Canadian Law

Social Services and Information

Ottawa Social Services