Bill C-53, Pest Control Products Act review by standing committee on health

Title: Brief to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health reviewing Bill C-53, Pest Control Products Act. Notes for an address to the Committee and an Appendix to Bill C-53, Clause by Clause Resource Type: Response to Consultation Content: 421PCPA #…

Media Release: Victory for Pesticide Reduction and Local Democracy

Media Release Today, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld a by-law passed by the town of Hudson, Quebec that banned the cosmetic use of pesticides within municipal boundaries, including on private property. The Court held that the municipal by-law did…

Media Release: Anti-Pesticide By-Law Challenged at Supreme Court

Media Release Ottawa. Environmental, health and citizen organizations are in Ottawa today to call attention to the respective roles of municipalities and the federal government in regulating pesticides. The Municipal Role Clarification on the municipal role will be determined in…

Media Release: Environmental and Citizens’ Groups File Pesticide Arguments with Supreme Court

Media Release Toronto. CELA released today its legal arguments filed with the Supreme Court of Canada in an intervention in the court's upcoming decision concerning the powers of Canadian municipalities to control pesticide use on private property. On December 7th,…

Environmental Standard Setting and Children’s Health

A team of lawyers, researchers and physicians with CELA and the Ontario College of Family Physicians , Environmental Health Committee published this report in May of 2000. It summarizes the findings of a lengthy investigation into the adequacy of the…