The Canada Green Buildings Strategy

The Federal Government released The Canada Green Buildings Strategy discussion paper, July 2022 and provided an opportunity for public feedback. The ultimate goal of the Green Buildings Strategy is to create a net-zero emissions and climate-resilient buildings sector by 2050,…

Where’s the Protection? A Webinar Series on the Review and Reform of the Canadian Environment Protection Act

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.

Blog: Bill S-5 Blues – Parliamentary Consideration of Toxics Law Amendments

Almost half-way through Parliament’s consideration of the first major amendments to Canada’s industrial chemicals law in over two decades, and the results have been hugely disappointing for the future protection of human health and the environment from toxic substances in this country. The disappointing government amendments, and the Senate’s inability to pass amendments recommended by CELA and others, is detailed in this blog post by CELA Counsel Joseph Castrilli.