CELA is hiring a Water Policy Coordinator for our Healthy Great Lakes program. Application deadline is September 20th, 2021.
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Government Response to Petition: How protective and how transparent is the Canadian government response to the Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Class of ‘Forever Chemicals’ in water, products, and waste?
Government responses were received in response to the petition submitted to the Office of the Auditor General of Canada from multiple NGOs.
Recommended Great Lakes and freshwater protections for Budget 2023
In response to the federal government's pre-budget consultations, CELA has provided recommendations related to Great Lakes and freshwater protections for consideration in Budget 2023.
Renomination of Radionuclides as Chemicals of Mutual Concern
In response to new binational screening criteria released in March 2021 by the Great Lakes Executive Committee, this report is an updated nomination of radionuclides as Chemicals of Mutual Concern (CMCs) under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement.
Healthy Waters and Sustainable Planning
Given cumulative assaults on regional forests and wetlands as well as the deterioration in local water quality and aquatic and amphibian species, a valid question arises: Is Ontario’s current system of land use planning protecting our waters?
Blog: Freshwater Highlights From Budget 2022
On April 7, 2022, the Government of Canada released the budget for 2022-2023, “A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable.” The budget contains several proposals and updates on federal freshwater programs. Highlights include: clean drinking water for First Nations communities, freshwater protections, and monitoring of plastic waste in water systems.