CELA Counsel Jacqueline Wilson blogs about the dangers of lead exposure, and CELA's call to action to remove lead from Ontario's drinking water.
CELA's Healthy Great Lakes program year-in-review for 2020.
Presentation on drivers of law reform to the University of Waterloo Collaborative Water Program
Access to affordable and safe housing is among the key challenges and social inequities revealed by the COVID pandemic. Calls for a just and green recovery need to include extending environmental protection to the indoor environment.
CELA Counsel and Executive Director Theresa McClenaghan discusses the environmental health impacts of pollution and poverty in the Great Lakes Region. Download slide deck here: Intersection-Envl-Law-Poverty-Law
CELA's report contributed to the Canada-wide investigation revealing dangerous levels of lead in our drinking water. The report makes multiple recommendations to protect Canadians, including asking the province to change legislation to require a minimum of 75% of municipal lead service lines to homes be replaced within 3-5 years.