CELA has prepared a preliminary analysis of the proposed amendments to the Planning Act and the City of Toronto Act in Schedules 9 and 1 of Bill 23, More Homes Built Faster Act as reflected on ERO Number 019-6163.
Oral Submission on Bill 23 – More Homes Built Faster Act, 2022
On November 9, 2022 CELA Executive Director, Theresa McClenaghan presented CELA's oral submission to the Standing Committee on Heritage, Infrastructure and Cultural Heritage on Bill 23, More Homes Built Faster Act, 2022.
Petition Calling for Examination of Federal Asbestos Regulation and Asbestos Cement Pipes
CELA and Prevent Cancer Now submitted a petition to the Federal Commissioner of Environment and Sustainable Development to seek a response from Environment and Climate Change Canada, Health Canada, and other federal departments that address asbestos waste. The purpose of this petition is to examine whether harm to Canadian health is effectively prevented under the current regulation of asbestos and cement pipes containing asbestos.
The Canada Green Buildings Strategy
The Federal Government released The Canada Green Buildings Strategy discussion paper, July 2022 and provided an opportunity for public feedback. The ultimate goal of the Green Buildings Strategy is to create a net-zero emissions and climate-resilient buildings sector by 2050,…
Blog: Are we locked into a plastic future?
CELA Board Member Dr. Miriam Diamond writes about the interconnectedness of climate-damaging greenhouse gas emissions and plastic pollution and the need for both to be tackled by reducing oil and plastic production.
Action Alert – A Green and Just Recovery Depends on Your Voice
Take Action for a Green and Just Recovery! Right now the federal government is deciding on economic stimulus measures to recover from the impacts of COVID-19. We have a once-in-a-generation chance to get this right.