Citizens across Canada urge ministers to adopt federal toxics law changes

FRANCAIS Oct 16 2018 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…

Control of Toxic Substances at the Crossroads in Canada

FRANCAIS Posted by Joseph F. Castrilli and Fe de Leon, CELA Counsel and Researcher/Paralegal on July 17, 2018 In upholding the constitutionality of federal toxic substances law over 20 years ago, the Supreme Court of Canada reaffirmed that protection of the environment is…

Time to Beef Up Toxics Reduction Measures

FRANCAIS Posted by Joseph F. Castrilli, CELA Counsel on June 27, 2018 Red tape reduction, not toxics reduction, is alive and well in amendments to regulations promulgated in April 2018 under Ontario’s Toxics Reduction Act. To understand why, it is necessary to briefly review the history…

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in the Great Lakes A webinar hosted by the Canadian Environmental Law Association

A recording of today's webinar can be found at: https://vimeo.com/206457423 or viewed directly here. A PDF of the slide deck can be downloaded below. https://vimeo.com/275842260 Title: Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in the Great Lakes A webinar hosted by the Canadian Environmental Law…