Housing and the Indoor Environment: Where toxic exposures can be up close and personal

Access to affordable and safe housing is among the key challenges and social inequities revealed by the COVID pandemic. Calls for a just and green recovery need to include extending environmental protection to the indoor environment.

Revising Canada’s chemicals legislation needs to promote safer substitutes for toxic chemicals in products

Bev Thorpe with Clean Production Action and CELA's Fe de Leon blog about the need for better chemical safety provisions in CEPA to prevent toxic exposures from consumer products.

Informed Substitution of Toxic Chemicals

CELA hosted a webinar with presenter Beverley Thorpe on the role of informed substitution for toxic chemicals and the need for Canadian laws and regulations to adopt informed substitution requirements. Watch the webinar recording below or download her slides here:…

Defining vulnerable populations – A first step towards a policy framework on vulnerable populations

Title: Response to: Defining vulnerable populations - A first step towards a policy framework on vulnerable populations Resource Type: Letter, Response to Consultation Content: CELA-Vuln-Popn-Defn-Consultn-Response Date authored: January 21, 2019 Publication number: 1236 Author/s: Kathleen Cooper Author Organization: Canadian Environmental…

Governments Action to Protect the Great Lakes Basin from toxic chemicals failing

Posted by John Jackson and Anne Wordsworth on June 18, 2015 The Great Lakes are enjoying an anniversary of sorts. It’s been almost three years since Canada and the United States signed a revised Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement with the intention of…

Proposed Pollution Prevention Planning Notice for Bisphenol A

Title: Comments on Proposed Pollution Prevention Planning Notice for Bisphenol A (BPA) Consultation March 16, 2011 Content: 785-P2 Plans BPA resp to consultation mtg # of Pages: 7 Date authored: April 15, 2011 Publication number: 785 Author/s: Fe de Leon…