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.
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.
CELA support the passing of Bill C-230: An Act Respecting the Development of a National Strategy to Redress Environmental Racism as opportunity for the government to address the inequities facing vulnerable communities, particularly racialized communities facing harm from environmental pollution and polluting practices by ensuring remedies are integrated effectively into existing environmental legislation or passing additional legislation and policies.
Blog post from Meg Sears, PhD and Chair, Prevent Cancer Now. Originally published December 16, 2020, in National Observer.
Environmental, health and clean cosmetics groups ask for immediate reform to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. The groups are joined by hundreds of concerned citizens in calling on the federal government to fulfil its promise to reform the country’s two-decade old pollution prevention and toxic chemicals law.
Title: Reinstating the definition of “danger” in the Canada Labour Code Letter to Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour Resource Type: Letter Content: L-HonMA-Mihychuk-CLC-reinstate-defn-of-danger_0 # of Pages: 4 Date authored: February 8, 2016 Publication number: 1056…