CELA support the passing of Bill C-230: An Act Respecting the Development of a National Strategy to Redress Environmental Racism as opportunity for the government to address the inequities facing vulnerable communities, particularly racialized communities facing harm from environmental pollution and polluting practices by ensuring remedies are integrated effectively into existing environmental legislation or passing additional legislation and policies.
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…
In this blog, staff lawyer Richard Lindgren explains why CELA supports the Global Pact on the Environment.
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
Environmental, health and clean cosmetics groups ask for immediate reform to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. The groups are joined by hundreds of concerned citizens in calling on the federal government to fulfil its promise to reform the country’s two-decade old pollution prevention and toxic chemicals law.
UN Rapporteur Releases Final Report - Finds Communities in Canada "exploited by toxic exposures"