Changes to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act – CEPA Webinar Series

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.

Anticipating a renewed Canadian Environmental Protection Act: Opportunities and Limitations of Discretionary Authority Amendments in Bill C-28

Blog posted by Peter Hillson, Law intern, Canadian Environmental Law Association

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?

Petition submitted to the Office of the Auditor General of Canada from multiple NGOs.

NGO Comments on the draft of Canada’s Great Lakes Strategy for PFOS, PFOA and LC-PFCAs Risk Management

A submission by 27 non-governmental organizations (updated as of June 1, 2021) in response to the draft of Canada's Great Lakes Strategy for PFOS, PFOA and LC-PFCAs Risk Management (draft Strategy) released on April 26, 2021.  This submission was originally submitted May 26, 2021.

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