A Look Back at CELA’s 50th Anniversary Year

CELA's Executive Director Theresa McClenaghan reflects on CELA's 50th anniversary year, and outlines CELA's priorities for 2021.

Increase in Carbon Pricing Essential to Canada’s Climate Plan

CELA supports the plan announced today by the federal government to continue to increase the federal carbon price beyond 2023. We need meaningful action on the current climate emergency in order to avoid further devastating impacts of climate change, which will disproportionately impact low-income and vulnerable communities.

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.

Environment is a Social Justice Issue

Overview of environmental impacts on vulnerable communities, and associated programs and resources.

Responding to Basel Convention on Plastic Waste Amendments and Canada-US Arrangement on the trade of Plastic Waste

Fé de Leon, CELA and Olga Speranskaya, Health and Environment Justice Support Fé de Leon and Olga Speranskaya write the Plastics and Waste Management Directorate of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change to support strong measures on plastic waste…