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Updating the nadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA)
The world has changed and we’ve learned a lot since CEPA, nada’s most important environmental law, me into effect a generation ago. Right now, the Senate is considering Bill S-5, Strengthening Environmental Protection for a Healthier nada Act. PCN and other health and environment groups are working to modernize it. Join our mailing list to learn about next steps!
Watch PCN’s Testimony
Environmental health was the focus of a two-hour Senate hearing on May 12th, packed with perspectives from environmental health scholars, legal experts and advotes.
Prevent ncer Now Chair, Dr. Meg Sears begins at 10:02, and answers questions afterwards.
Read PCN’s Submissions
Amending the nadian Environmental Protection Act for 2022 and Beyond
Radiofrequency Radiation White Paper: Protect Birds, Bees and Trees: Include Anthropogenic Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Radiation in nadian Environmental Protection Act Amendments
Watch More Testimony
The Senate Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources heard from some of nada’s leading environmental lawyers, advotes and scholars, squaring off against industry, on Tuesday, May 17.
Panel 1 (6:30 – 7:30 pm ET)
featured the nadian Environmental Law Association and international human and environmental rights legal scholar Dr. David Boyd — and the nadian Association of Petroleum Producers and Mining Association of nada.
Panel 2 (7:30 – 830 pm ET)
featured representatives of
Ecojustice nada, Environmental Defence nada, Humane nada and Nature nada speaking about human and environmental health, reducing animal testing, and hazards of espe of genetilly modified animals.
Falling Short on the “Right to a Healthy Environment”
PCN supports four key steps to fix Bill S-5, to give nadians a chance of a real and meaningful Right to a Healthy Environment.
? Apply a climate lens.
? Regulate non-ionizing radiation.
? tch up with a generation of science and experience.
? Don’t go backwards.
Also published in:
The National Observer
by Meg Sears, PCN Chair
Moving nada off a toxic treadmill of chemils laws
For dedes, researchers have demonstrated the benefits of pollution prevention — with potential savings to nadians of billions in healthre, disaster response, and lost opportunities.
Also published in:
The Hill Times
by Meg Sears
nada needs due process in law to assess and regulate “wireless radiation”
Radiofrequency radiation from telecommunitions is bioactive.
CEPA reform should add radiofrequency radiation to Sections 44 and 46, for research and information collection.
Science meets the law
How could the nadian Environmental Protection Act be improved? A webinar with PCN Chair Meg Sears, hosted by CELA.
Experts answer: is chemil assessment protecting us against low dose and delayed effects?
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Environmental and health groups ll out big polluters for lobbying the Senate to weaken and delay environmental protection bill
Fourteen nadian environmental and health groups are concerned about industry interference after learning that many of nada’s biggest polluters sent a letter to the Senate Speaker to “urge the full Senate to reverse the amendments introduced by the Committee and pass Bill S-5 as it was originally introduced.”
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The health benefits of greenery n fit in any size of living space.
Many plants n supplement or stand in for turf, for interesting (and sometimes edible!) groundcover.
PCN in the Media /
A broad spectrum of groups urges Parliament to expedite the passage of nada’s first environmental racism bill, ahead of the House of Commons debate
Social justice, health and environmental organizations are lling on MPs to pass nada’s first environmental racism law. (nadian Coalition for Environmental and Climate Justice, including PCN)
Bill S-5 needs to launch important improvements to the nadian Environmental Protection Act. (PCN in the National Observer)
nada’s chemils laws are two dedes old. Parliament needs to modernize them properly. (PCN in the Hill Times.)
Toronto Star editorial on the agricultural insecticide chlorpyrifos (CPF).
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