Government responses were received in response to the petition submitted to the Office of the Auditor General of Canada from multiple NGOs.
Tag: drinking water
Petition Calling for Examination of Federal Asbestos Regulation and Asbestos Cement Pipes
CELA and Prevent Cancer Now submitted a petition to the Federal Commissioner of Environment and Sustainable Development to seek a response from Environment and Climate Change Canada, Health Canada, and other federal departments that address asbestos waste. The purpose of this petition is to examine whether harm to Canadian health is effectively prevented under the current regulation of asbestos and cement pipes containing asbestos.
Report: Safe Drinking Water for All – 20 Years after the Walkerton Inquiry Reports
Twenty years after the release of the two Reports of the Walkerton Inquiry, CELA assesses the status of the 121 recommendations made by Justice O'Connor.
Making the Links: A Northern Ontario Toolkit for Environmental Protections, Health, and Equity
This Toolkit has been created to pair critically urgent environmental issues with legal mechanisms for change and public advocacy. It has been developed with and for Indigenous and settler communities, and individuals throughout Northern Ontario. It is meant to be a foundational resource so that both individuals and practitioners can have ready access to solutions for environmental health issues.
Blog: Get the Lead Out … It’s 2022 Already
A review of lead test results from 47 communities in Ontario illustrates the need for Ontario to adopt a more stringent drinking water standard to ensure safe drinking water.
Presentation: Canadian Water Legislation
Presentation by CELA Executive Director Theresa McClenaghan on Canadian Water Legislation.