On March 24, join CELA for their “Making the Links in Southwest Ontario” webinar, which presents the latest “Making the Links” Toolkit highlighting the connections between environment and health in the region.
Day: 21 February 2023
Blog: Are Canadians Being Sold a Bill (S-5) of Goods?
The repeal of virtual elimination authority by Bill S-5 amendments to CEPA has been justified by the federal government in its testimony to the Parliamentary committee studying the matter on the basis that the virtual elimination provisions have not worked, and that existing regulatory authority under the Act to prohibit substances is an adequate substitute. This blog examines these assumptions and comes to a different conclusion.