Law student Ryan Chawner's blog post focuses on law reform efforts in connection with the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, namely the intersection of toxic substances and environmental rights.
Supplementary factum filed in the Supreme Court of Canada
Two webinars focused on the growing threat of PFAS in the Great Lakes basin.
CELA and 15 other organizations have written a letter to the Prime Minister urging the government to resist pressure to weaken or delay the implementation of federal environmental laws during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CELA, Citizens' Network on Waste Management, and Health and Environment Justice Support (HEJSupport) argue in favour of designating plastic as toxic, as well as other measures that would strengthen environmental protection and disclosure requirements around plastic production and use.
Communications Intern Julie Mutis interviews CELA staff to explore our work in addressing air quality issues affecting vulnerable communities