A submission by 27 non-governmental organizations (updated as of June 1, 2021) in response to the draft of Canada's Great Lakes Strategy for PFOS, PFOA and LC-PFCAs Risk Management (draft Strategy) released on April 26, 2021. This submission was originally submitted May 26, 2021.
Ten Canadian environmental organizations have written to Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson urging Canada to support a Global Plastics Agreement at the UN Environment Assembly in February, 2022.
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.
In this blog, staff lawyer Richard Lindgren explains why CELA supports the Global Pact on the Environment.
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
CELA Senior Researcher Fe de Leon blogs about hopeful signs for fundamental reform in 2021 to Canada's principle environmental protection law.