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.
Tag: environmental justice pollution and poverty
Blog: CELA Proposes Amendments to Fix Toxic Substances Law
CELA Counsel Joseph Castrilli explains the amendments that are needed to Bill S-5, An Act to Amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.
Proposed Amendments to Bill S-5, An Act to Amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act
CELA urges the Government of Canada to adopt amendments to strengthen Bill S-5, the first major bill in Parliament in over two decades that addresses the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, Canada’s cornerstone legislation on human health and the environment.
Blog: Social Justice Priorities Require Federal Funding and Attention
Canada’s federal budget for 2022 will be released this spring and has major implications for environmental social justice issues. This blog outlines environmental social justice issues that urgently need federal funding and attention.
Webinar: Get the Lead Out of Drinking Water – A Hamilton Case Study
The presence of lead in our drinking water is a crucial public health issue – this webinar will provide a brief overview of the health impacts of lead and identify recommendations for a permanent policy solution that protects everyone.
Webinar: Justice & Health Community Forum: An Environmental Law Lens on the Social Determinants of Health
CELA is co-hosting a webinar with CALC about legal perspectives on social determinants of health.