Control of Toxic Substances at the Crossroads in Canada

FRANCAIS Posted by Joseph F. Castrilli and Fe de Leon, CELA Counsel and Researcher/Paralegal on July 17, 2018 In upholding the constitutionality of federal toxic substances law over 20 years ago, the Supreme Court of Canada reaffirmed that protection of the environment is…

Special Panel Discussion on Vulnerable Populations

Title: Special Panel Discussion on Vulnerable Populations The Panel Discussion was hosted by Canada's Chemicals Management Plan Stakeholder Advisory Council on Wednesday May 30, 2018 in Ottawa, Canada.Lived Experiences: Including vulnerable populations in considerations leading to chemicals management in Canadaview…

Committee report recommends major reform of Parliament’s control of toxic substances

Posted by Joseph Castrilli and Fe de Leon on June 22, 2017 If the recommendations of a Parliamentary committee are adopted by the House of Commons, Canada will move closer to enshrining environmental rights, substituting safer alternatives, and strengthening protection of vulnerable populations…

CEPA Review – Speaking Notes on the Regulation of Toxic Substances

Title: CEPA Review - Speaking Notes on the Regulation of Toxic Substances Speaking Notes to accompany presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development CEPA Review Hearings held May 19, 2016. Resource Type: Presentation, Response to Consultation…

CEPA – Lessons in the Regulation of Chemicals

Title: CEPA - Lessons in the Regulation of Chemicals Presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development Resource Type: Presentation, Response to Consultation Content: CELA-PresentationStandingCommitteeCEPAReview2016 # of Pages: 51 (click here for speaking notes) Date…

2016 CEPA Review – Summary of CELA Testimony

Title: 2016 CEPA Review - Summary of CELA Testimony Summary of testimony before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development heard March 8 and 10, 2016 regarding the CEPA Review. Resource Type: Letter, Response to Consultation…