Expedite Bill C-226, National Strategy Respecting Environmental Racism and Environmental Justice Act

CELA and other civil society organizations - advocates for social justice and equity, environmental protection, and public health - urge federal ministers to expedite passage of  Bill C-226, An Act Respecting the Develpoment of a National Strategy to Assess, Prevent and Address Environmental Racism and To Advance Environmental Justice.

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).

Webinar: Ecological Crime and Access to Justice: A Public Interest Perspective

CELA lawyer Richard Lindgren delivered a guest lecture to criminology students at Carleton University in relation to using legal tools to address ecological crime.