Canada’s new Greener Homes Grant Program: A missed opportunity to address preventable radon exposure

Despite many benefits, Canada’s new Greener Homes Grant Program misses a critical opportunity to address the preventable lung cancer risk from the well-established fact that tightening a building envelope during energy retrofits can increase radon indoors. Multiple environment- and health-focused groups have sent an open letter to Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan seeking change.

Media Release – Federal Budget Offers Promise for a Green and Just Recovery

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.

Des groupes environnementaux : Le Fonds canadien pour les énergies propres ne doit pas financer la pollution nucléaire!

Une coalition de citoyens et de groupes environnementaux demande que le gouvernement canadien exclue les technologies nucléaires polluantes de son prochain budget. « Mieux vaut investir dans les énergies vraiment propres et renouvelables », disent-ils.