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.
Citizen and environmental groups urge the federal government not to fund polluting nuclear technologies in the upcoming budget, and to instead invest in truly clean and renewable energy solutions across the country.
CELA Executive Director and Senior Counsel Theresa McClenaghan urges Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland to ensure Canada's forthcoming COVID recovery budget invests in a green and just recovery.
The next federal budget must eliminate the injustices of vulnerable communities being disproportionately impacted by both the social and economic consequences of the pandemic and by pollution, climate change, and resource extraction.
Submissions of CELA to the Government of Canada regarding the proposal to develop a Canada Water Agency
CELA Senior Researcher Fe de Leon blogs about hopeful signs for fundamental reform in 2021 to Canada’s principle environmental protection law.