NGO Comments on the draft of Canada’s Great Lakes Strategy for PFOS, PFOA and LC-PFCAs Risk Management

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.

Blog – Long Awaited Amendments to CEPA: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly on Chemicals and Environmental Rights

CELA Counsel Joe Castrilli and Researcher Fe de Leon blog about Bill C-28 amending the Canadian Environmental Protection Act

Guest Blog – PFAS and the Great Lakes: The Need for Binational Action

Posted by Michael Murray, Ph.D., U.S. Co-chair, Toxics-Free Great Lakes Binational Network; Staff Scientist, National Wildlife Federation Great Lakes Regional Center and John Jackson, Canadian Co-chair, Toxics-Free Great Lakes Binational Network

Blog: Revising Canada’s chemicals legislation needs to promote safer substitutes for toxic chemicals in products

Bev Thorpe with Clean Production Action and CELA's Fe de Leon blog about the need for better chemical safety provisions in CEPA to prevent toxic exposures from consumer products.

Media Release: Citizens across Canada urge ministers to adopt federal toxics law changes

Media Release FRANCAIS Toronto — The heads of over 30 civil society organizations from across Canada presented the federal ministers of Environment (Hon. Catherine McKenna) and Health (Hon. Ginette Petitpas Taylor) with draft legislation amending the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA), and urged…

Proposed Amendments to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act

These proposed amendments to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 were prepared by Joe Castrilli, CELA Counsel, and endorsed by 34 additional organizations. The proposed amendments are in draft legislation format appended to a cover letter sent to the Hon.…