Government Response to Petition: How protective and how transparent is the Canadian government response to the Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Class of ‘Forever Chemicals’ in water, products, and waste?

Government responses were received in response to the petition submitted to the Office of the Auditor General of Canada from multiple NGOs.

Supplementary Submissions to Testimony on Bill S-5, An Act to Amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act

CELA has provided a supplementary letter in addition to Testimony on Bill S-5 (An Act to Amend CEPA) to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development dated December 2, 2022.

Testimony on Bill S-5, An Act to Amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA)

CELA has provided their testimony before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environmenta and Sustainable Development on Bill S-5 Amendments to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

Transparency requirements on chemicals in plastics will support the effectiveness of the Plastic Treaty

NGOs are calling on countries to ensure the Plastic Treaty includes ambitious, binding and harmonized requirements for transparency of information on chemicals in plastics.

Canada-wide Rules to Strengthen Labelling for Recycling and Composting and Addressing Impacts of Toxic Additives in Plastics

CELA joins NGOs to respond to  federal consultation papers entitled: “Towards Canada-wide rules to strengthen recycling and composting of plastics through accurate labelling” and “A proposed federal plastics registry for producers of plastic products" HEJSupport and CELA  followed up with supplementary comments highlighting the need to address toxics in plastics in Canada.

Submissions on Bill S-5, An Act to Amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act

CELA has prepared Submissions to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable on Bill S-5, An Act to Amend the Candian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, to assist in considering issues related to the control of toxic substances as addressed in Bill S-5.