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

Petition: How protective and how transparent is the Canadian government response to the Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Class of ‘Forever Chemicals’ in water, products, and waste?

Petition submitted to the Office of the Auditor General of Canada from multiple NGOs.

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.

Bill C-28 – Proposed amendments to Schedule 1- Toxic Substances List in CEPA and its implications

On June 17, 2021, CELA made a joint presentation with Nature Canada to Yvan Baker, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre, on  Bill C-28, Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) the Proposed amendments to Schedule 1- Toxic Substances List in CEPA and its implications.

NGO letter on Bill C-28 (An Act to Amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act)

CELA and other environmental NGOs have sent a letter addressed to Minister Wilkinson and selected MPs (including members of the House Of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development) with recommendations for strengthening Bill C-28 (An Act to Amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act).