Bill C-230, An Act Respecting the Development of a National Strategy to Redress Environmental Racism

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.

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…

Blog: CELA Supports the Global Pact for the Environment

In this blog, staff lawyer Richard Lindgren explains why CELA supports the Global Pact on the Environment.

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

Media Release: Virtual Hill Days call on federal government to keep its promise to strengthen toxics and pollution law

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.