Canada is Urged to Stop the Recycling of Products with Globally Banned Toxic Flame Retardants: Groups Seek Greater Protection to the Environment and Health

Download the Media Release here: Press Release - Recycling Exemption January 29 2020 Ottawa, Canada – Only a small group of countries continues taking advantage of a loophole in the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) that allow banned…

Environment Minister Revokes Environmental Assessment Approval for Controversial Landfill in Eastern Ontario

Download the Media Release here: Media Release (December 18, 2019) December 18, 2019 – Township of Edwardsburgh-Cardinal Today the Citizens Against the ED-19 Dump (CAD) applauded the decision by Environment Minister Jeff Yurek to revoke an outdated environmental assessment approval…

Citizens group welcomes decision by nuclear safety regulator to host hearing for nuclear fuel manufacturer in local community

Peterborough, ON - Canada’s nuclear safety regulator will move its licensing hearing for a nuclear fuel manufacturing facility to Peterborough after a local citizens group questioned why it was to be held in Toronto and not the local community.

Environmental and Labour organizations petition Canadian Ministers to ensure Canada’s trade deal with Brazil and Mercosur countries enforces the protection of the Amazon

Unceded Algonquin Anishinaabe Territories [OTTAWA] (September 6 2019): Canadian environmental and labour organizations join forces today to petition the Canadian government to ensure the Mercosur trade agreement being negotiated with Brazil and the other Mercosur countries protects the Amazon from escalating…

Webinar on July 11th – Environmental Assessment: The (Dead) Letter of the Law

Jul 02 2019 The webinar will examine the evolution of federal and Ontario environmental assessment processes. Joseph Castrilli will outline the 2012 review of CEAA and subsequent Expert Panel which considered a number of challenges including changes to scoping and…