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.
Blog post about environmental rights and the need for amendments to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act
Isobel Mason, CELA Communications Intern, blogs about the distraction of alarmist warnings about shrinking landfill capacity in Ontario and the need to switch the focus from where we put garbage towards stopping generating so much of it in the first place.
CELA communications intern, Isobel Mason and Senior Researcher Kathleen Cooper blog about calls for a green and just recovery, highlighting the path forward in specific recommendations from the Green Budget Coalition.
CELA Counsel Amanda Montgomery explains why residents of the Village of Cobden, who get their drinking water from Muskrat Lake, don't have the same source water protections as many Ontario residents.
CELA Board Member Dr. Miriam Diamond writes about the interconnectedness of climate-damaging greenhouse gas emissions and plastic pollution and the need for both to be tackled by reducing oil and plastic production.