Bill S-6, Amendments to the Pest Control Products Act

CELA has written a letter with respect to proposed amendments to the Pest Control Products Act, contained in Bill S-6 in the 44th Parliament, first session. This letter urges the withdrawal of Part 6 from Bill S-6 before passage, in order to allow for public consultation on, and further consideration fot he proposed ammendments before they are debated by the Senate and House.

Media Release: Emissions of Cancer-Causing Agents Expose Gaps in Federal Environmental Law Not Addressed by New Bill

The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) says Bill S-5, currently before the Senate of Canada, won’t fix the problem of emissions of cancer-causing agents in the environment unless the federal government improves the Bill’s approach to pollution prevention under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA).