Talc Risk Management Response

This response to Environment and Climate Change Canada supports listing talc in Schedule 1 of CEPA (Canadian Environmental Protection Act). Other measures have failed to bring specific attention to the dangers in applications that disproportionately affect women. Download here:  Talc…

November 2020 Bulletin

Our November e-Bulletin features a blog about incorporating the right to a healthy environment into the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, our fall fundraising drive, casework and law reform updates, links to recent blogs, virtual opportunities, and more.

Blog: Fiddling with the Constitutional Underpinning of CEPA’s Authority to Control Toxic Substances: A Bad Idea

CELA Counsel Joe Castrilli blogs about problems with current notions being floated in Ottawa, some provinces, and within the petrochemical industry about whether to characterize plastic pollution as "non-toxic" but still regulate it under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.

October 2020 Bulletin

Environmental Assessment is Not Red Tape Earlier this summer, the Ontario government passed omnibus Bill 197, which contains a number of controversial amendments to the Environmental Assessment Act (EAA). CELA concluded that many of the changes are unjustified, regressive in…