Anticipating a renewed Canadian Environmental Protection Act: Opportunities and Limitations of Discretionary Authority Amendments in Bill C-28

Blog posted by Peter Hillson, Law intern, Canadian Environmental Law Association

Webinar: Bill C-28: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

CELA law interns presented their  research in Bill C-28: The good, the Bad and the Ugly highlighting the review of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, aimed at students, with a focus on proposals to the bill in the evaluation and listing of toxic substances, consideration of Gender Based Analysis, and the importance of a federal commitment to protect vulnerable groups from toxic substances. 

Letter regarding Small Modular Nuclear Reactors in Pinawa, Manitoba

The Local Government in Pinawa, Manitoba (home to the Whiteshell nuclear reactor) is in the process of seeking approval for a “Small Modular Nuclear Reactor” to be sited at Pinawa with the intention of providing electrical power to the town, in…

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…

Bill C-28 Right to a Healthy Environment

On June 22, 2021, CELA made a joint presentation with Nature Canada to Yvan Baker, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre, on how Bill C-28, Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) addresses the right to a healthy environment.