A report released today by MiningWatch Canada (and endorsed by CELA) concludes that every new mine, smelter or refinery in Ontario – or major expansion – must have a thorough environmental assessment before it can go ahead.
Download affidavit here: Bill-197-JR-Application-Affidavit-of-Theresa-McClenaghan
Four key recommendations include building retrofits, clean transportation, nature-based climate solutions and protected areas
The need for recovery from the social and economic impacts of COVID-19 task us with a historic responsibility. We can choose to reinvest in the status quo, or we can rebuild better and more safely. The Green Budget Coalition strongly encourages making climate and biodiversity objectives central to Canada's recovery.
Action Alert - Today, over 60 organizations (including CELA) in Ontario have joined ACTO and the Ontario Alliance to End Homelessness to call on Premier Ford and the Ontario government to STOP UNSAFE EVICTIONS during this pandemic crisis.
Repost of article from National Post - We must get serious about responding to the combined climate and biodiversity crisis that was already hitting us hard before the virus struck.