Reflecting on the connection between law reform and litigation

Posted by Jacqueline Wilson, CELA Counsel on May 24, 2019 In anticipation of CELA’s upcoming 50th anniversary, I have been reflecting on the relationship between CELA’s law reform and litigation work. The best analogy that comes to mind is the relationship between public health…

Withdrawing the Stockholm Convention recycling exemptions for TetraBDE, PentaBDE, HexaBDE and HeptaBDE

Title: Withdrawing the Stockholm Convention recycling exemptions for TetraBDE, PentaBDE, HexaBDE and HeptaBDE Resource Type: Letter Content: 1260-CanadaPBDEToxicRecyling # of Pages: 4 Date authored: April 16, 2019 Publication number: 1260 Author/s: Olga Speranskaya & Fe de Leon Author Organization: Health…

Healthy Schools Day proposes ‘do-able’ actions to reduce children’s exposure to diesel emissions from school buses

FRANCAIS Lung cancer, aggravated asthma, heart and respiratory problems among health effects of exposure; children can be more vulnerable to harm Apr 02 2019 April 2, 2019, Ottawa – Thousands of Canadian school children are exposed to cancer-causing emissions from diesel…

Defining vulnerable populations – A first step towards a policy framework on vulnerable populations

Title: Response to: Defining vulnerable populations - A first step towards a policy framework on vulnerable populations Resource Type: Letter, Response to Consultation Content: CELA-Vuln-Popn-Defn-Consultn-Response Date authored: January 21, 2019 Publication number: 1236 Author/s: Kathleen Cooper Author Organization: Canadian Environmental…