Free trade of non-hazardous waste between US and Canada negatively impacts the environment, health and human rights

HEJSupport, Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) and Women’s Healthy Environments Network (WHEN) prepared a submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Toxics for his future report on the lifecycle of plastics and human rights.  This submission is focused on the implications…

Blog – Long Awaited Amendments to CEPA: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly on Chemicals and Environmental Rights

CELA Counsel Joe Castrilli and Researcher Fe de Leon blog about Bill C-28 amending the Canadian Environmental Protection Act

Guest Blog – PFAS and the Great Lakes: The Need for Binational Action

Posted by Michael Murray, Ph.D., U.S. Co-chair, Toxics-Free Great Lakes Binational Network; Staff Scientist, National Wildlife Federation Great Lakes Regional Center and John Jackson, Canadian Co-chair, Toxics-Free Great Lakes Binational Network

Changes to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act – CEPA Webinar Series 2020-21

In this webinar series, we explore how the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA), our country’s main environmental legislation used to evaluate and manage substances, can be strengthened to protect vulnerable communities.

Media Release: Virtual Hill Days call on federal government to keep its promise to strengthen toxics and pollution law

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.