Canada’s new Greener Homes Grant Program: A missed opportunity to address preventable radon exposure

Despite many benefits, Canada’s new Greener Homes Grant Program misses a critical opportunity to address the preventable lung cancer risk from the well-established fact that tightening a building envelope during energy retrofits can increase radon indoors. Multiple environment- and health-focused groups have sent an open letter to Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan seeking change.

Media Release – Federal Budget Offers Promise for a Green and Just Recovery

CELA is pleased that today’s federal budget contains ambitious targets and new programs to fight climate change and protect biodiversity, while considering impacts on vulnerable communities and workers. These are all important building blocks for a Green and Just Recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Blog – Carbon Pricing, Vulnerable Communities, and the Constitution

CELA Counsel Richard Lindgren blogs about the recent Supreme Court of Canada ruling that upheld the constitutionality of the federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act.

Media Release: 25 leading Canadian environmental organizations release detailed proposals for federal investments in a green recovery

Four key recommendations include building retrofits, clean transportation, nature-based climate solutions and protected areas