Changes to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act – CEPA Webinar Series 2020-21

In this webinar series, we explore how the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA), our country’s main environmental legislation used to evaluate and manage substances, can be strengthened to protect vulnerable communities.

Auditor general criticizes Ontario’s environmental record

CELA Counsel Richard Lindgren blogs about Ontario auditor general Bonnie Lysyk's recent annual report on the provincial government’s environmental record in 2019-20.

Strengthening producers responsibility for the Blue Box Program/Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act

ENGO joint response to regulatory proposals regarding blue box recycling and composting.

Fiddling with the Constitutional Underpinning of CEPA’s Authority to Control Toxic Substances: A Bad Idea

CELA Counsel Joe Castrilli blogs about problems with current notions being floated in Ottawa, some provinces, and within the petrochemical industry about whether to characterize plastic pollution as "non-toxic" but still regulate it under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.

Media Release: Virtual Hill Days call on federal government to keep its promise to strengthen toxics and pollution law

Environmental, health and clean cosmetics groups ask for immediate reform to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. The groups are joined by hundreds of concerned citizens in calling on the federal government to fulfil its promise to reform the country’s two-decade old pollution prevention and toxic chemicals law.