CELA is co-hosting a webinar with CALC about legal perspectives on social determinants of health.
Adam Clasky, Master in Public Health Practicum Student, blogs about what he's learned as a public health student working at CELA this summer
Letter to the Pest Management Regulatory Agency noting findings of out-of-date labels for registered tetramethrin products, specifically those used for bed bugs. In consequence, if these older and now illegal labels are followed by users of these pesticides, the result will be health risks in excess of final re-evaluation decision.
Presentation to Ontario Paralegal Association Kathleen Cooper, Senior Researcher and Paralegal, Canadian Environmental Law Association Download slides here: Cooper-OPA-CPD-Environmental-Justice-Public-Health
Despite many benefits, Canada’s new Greener Homes Grant Program misses a critical opportunity to address the preventable lung cancer risk from the well-established fact that tightening a building envelope during energy retrofits can increase radon indoors. Multiple environment- and health-focused groups have sent an open letter to Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan seeking change.
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.