Advocacy to Add “Plastic Manufactured Items” to Schedule 1 of Canadian Environmental Protection Act

CELA joins 29 additional organizations in writing to the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson and the Honourable Patty Hajdu calling for adding “Plastic Manufactured Items” to Schedule 1 of CEPA

High Level Declaration (HDL) – enabling framework for international management of chemicals and waste

Response of NGOs from around the world regarding the High Level Declaration (HLD), an enabling framework for chemicals and waste for the next phase of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) policy within the United Nations Environment Program.…

Global Call for the UN Human Rights Council to urgently recognise the Right to a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment

THE TIME IS NOW! Global Call for the UN Human Rights Council to urgently recognise the Right to a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment CELA joined nearly 1000 organizations from across the globe in support of this statement. View…

US Relaxation of Environmental Rules in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic – The Implications for Canada and Mexico

By Joseph Castrilli, CELA Counsel In a move that has implications for international arrangements with Canada regarding protection of the North American environment, the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States, citing the coronavirus pandemic as its justification, has announced…

Media Release: Environmental and Labour organizations petition Canadian Ministers to ensure Canada’s trade deal with Brazil and Mercosur countries enforces the protection of the Amazon

Media Release Unceded Algonquin Anishinaabe Territories [OTTAWA] (September 6 2019): Canadian environmental and labour organizations join forces today to petition the Canadian government to ensure the Mercosur trade agreement being negotiated with Brazil and the other Mercosur countries protects the Amazon…