Making the Links: A Toolkit for Environmental Protections, Health, and Equity

This Toolkit has been created to pair critically urgent environmental issues with legal mechanisms for change and public advocacy. It has been developed with and for Indigenous and settler communities, and individuals throughout Northern Ontario. It is meant to be a foundational resource so that both individuals and practitioners can have ready access to solutions for environmental health issues.

Anticipating a renewed Canadian Environmental Protection Act: Opportunities and Limitations of Discretionary Authority Amendments in Bill C-28

Blog posted by Peter Hillson, Law intern, Canadian Environmental Law Association

Petition: How protective and how transparent is the Canadian government response to the Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Class of ‘Forever Chemicals’ in water, products, and waste?

Petition submitted to the Office of the Auditor General of Canada from multiple NGOs.

CELA-PCN comment on the risk assessment framework for nanomaterials

CELA and Prevent Cancer Now (PCN) have provided comments to pre-consultation on the draft Framework for risk assessment of manufactured nanomaterials (NMs), under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA).

NGO comments to new requirements for reporting releases of criteria air contaminants and speciated volatile organic compounds to the National Pollutant Release Inventory

CELA and various NGOs submitted comments and recommendations to the following consultation document released for public comments: Changes to the National Pollutant Release Inventory substance list for 2022, related to the Chemicals Management Plan Consultation document, March 2021. Our comments and recommendations below follow up on initial comments provided as early engagement through the work of the NPRI Multi-Stakeholder Work Group.