Meeting – 2021 Canada-Ontario Agreement

CELA, Environmental Defence and the Toxics-Free Great Lakes Binational Network are hosted an online meeting to discuss the 9th Canada-Ontario Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health. We'll talk about what we asked for in our submissions in…

CELA Brief on Federal Study of Fresh Water

CELA provides these general and specific comments in response to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development’s study on fresh water. The House of Commons ordered the Standing Committee to undertake a comprehensive study of federal policies and legislation relating to fresh water.

Free trade of non-hazardous waste between US and Canada negatively impacts the environment, health and human rights

HEJSupport, Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) and Women’s Healthy Environments Network (WHEN) prepared a submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Toxics for his future report on the lifecycle of plastics and human rights.  This submission is focused on the implications…

Guest Blog – PFAS and the Great Lakes: The Need for Binational Action

Posted by Michael Murray, Ph.D., U.S. Co-chair, Toxics-Free Great Lakes Binational Network; Staff Scientist, National Wildlife Federation Great Lakes Regional Center and John Jackson, Canadian Co-chair, Toxics-Free Great Lakes Binational Network