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.
Canada’s Proposed Frame for the Clean Electricity Regulations
CELA and LIEN have written a joint submission on the Government of Canada's proposed Frame for the Clean Electricity Regulations published in July 2022.
Bill S-6, Amendments to the Pest Control Products Act
CELA has written a letter with respect to proposed amendments to the Pest Control Products Act, contained in Bill S-6 in the 44th Parliament, first session. This letter urges the withdrawal of Part 6 from Bill S-6 before passage, in order to allow for public consultation on, and further consideration fot he proposed ammendments before they are debated by the Senate and House.
Letter to Ontario’s Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing re: Bill 109
CELA submitted a letter to Ontario's Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing regarding the recent passage of Bill 109 in a manner that contravenes public participation rights under the Environmental Bill of Rights.
Bill 109 – Proposed Amendments to the Planning Act
CELA submitted a letter to Ontario's Commissioner of the Environment in relation to the recent passage of Bill 109 in a manner that contravenes public participation rights under the Environmental Bill of Rights.
Ethical Investment Decisions for the Climate
78 Public Interest groups, including CELA, are calling on Canada’s biggest banks to drop investments in nuclear power, including so-called Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) from their fossil-free and ESG* investment portfolios.