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.
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.
Reflections on water inequities in Ontario, and the need for expansion of the Clean Water Act.
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
CELA’s Executive Director Theresa McClenaghan reflects on CELA’s 50th anniversary year, and outlines CELA’s priorities for 2021.