Media Release: Health Professionals, Labour and Environment Groups Call for a Toronto Pesticide Bylaw

Media Release The Partnership for Pesticide Bylaws, a new collaboration of health professionals and other concerned organizations, held a media conference to announce their call for Toronto to enact a bylaw prohibiting cosmetic pesticide use to protect public health, children's…

Blog: Protecting Children’s Health from Needless Exposure to Pesticides

Blog posted by Kathleen Cooper, CELA Senior Researcher From the Grassroots to the Supreme Court, and Back Again When the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously decided, in June of 2001, that the small community of Hudson, Quebec had the legal…

Health Canada’s Draft Lead Risk Reduction Strategy

Title: Submissions of the Canadian Environmental Law Association in response to Health Canada’s Draft Lead Risk Reduction Strategy Resource Type: Report, Response to Consultation Content: 426lrrs # of Pages: 10 Date authored: July 8, 2002 Publication number: 426 Author/s: Kathleen…

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…