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.
Tag: green and just recovery
Canada’s COVID Recovery Budget – Investing in a Green and Just Recovery
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.
Budget Action Alert
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.
Blog: World Water Day Highlights the Need for Water Justice
Reflections on water inequities in Ontario, and the need for expansion of the Clean Water Act.
Letter to Export Development Canada regarding public financing of fossil fuels and respecting Indigenous rights
Along with 52 other organizations (representing over 2 million people!) we’re asking federal crown corporation @ExportDevCanada to #StopFundingFossils, #RespectUNDRIP, and back a #JustRecoveryforAll instead
Blog: A Look Back at CELA’s 50th Anniversary Year
CELA’s Executive Director Theresa McClenaghan reflects on CELA’s 50th anniversary year, and outlines CELA’s priorities for 2021.