Will Bill S-5 amendments undermine Canada’s international biodiversity commitments?

It will be hard for Canada to declare that it has protected ‘30 by 30’ if the humans and wildlife within those zones continue to be subjected to some of the most pernicious substances on the planet. By Joe Castrilli,…

Blog: The failure of Canadian toxics law in Canada means fewer cancerous substances in the air, but more on the ground

The Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) is being amended by Parliament for the first time in two decades and is long overdue for reform. CELA provides opinion on what amendments should be considered in order to protect human health and the environment.

Site-Specific Air Standard Approval – Lennox Generating Station

CELA has made a submission to the Environmental Registry of Ontario regarding the recent application by Ontario Power Generation for a site-specific air pollution standard for its Lennox Generating Station. If granted, the facility would be entitled to exceed the provincial air pollution standard for sulphur dioxide, oxides of nitrogen and sulphuric acid for a 10-year period.

Blog: Why federal toxics law amendments need to address problems with carcinogens

This article was originally published on May 16, 2022 by The Lawyer’s Daily, part of LexisNexis Canada Inc. Photo courtesy of  Aqnus Febriyant/Shutterstock Arsenic has been known since the age of the Roman Empire as the king of poisons. In the…