News from Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)
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Topics covered in this issue include guidelines on bottled water, Waste-Free Ontario Strategy, Bill 39 on aggregate resources, protecting children from lead and cadmium, rules for new reactor facilities.
When: Thursday, March 2, 2017, 1 p.m. ET
For more information: Anastasia firstname.lastname@example.org or 647-705-7564
Presenters from CELA and the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change will discuss the Ontario government's past and current activities with respect to lead in drinking water.
Topics covered in this issue include Healthy Great Lakes program, protection of Ontario drinking water, ban on water-taking permits, and joint submission on microbeads in toiletries regulation.
The poll shows Ontarians overwhelmingly favour legal recognition of environmental rights, including the right to clean air and water, and want stricter laws to protect the environment.
Topics covered in this issue include radon tax credit, Ontario's Long-Term Energy Plan, National Housing Strategy, Conservation Authorities Act Review, flame retardants.
Topics in this issue include Ontario's cancellation of renewable energy procurement, EBR application for review, strengthening Ontario's air standards, and nuclear energy.
Topics in this issue include stopping conditional registrations of pesticides, Great Lakes chemicals, dealing with lamps at the end of their life when they contain mercury, consultation on RTA changes.
What the Ontario Climate Change Action Plan means for low-income households and vulnerable communities
Rizwan Khan, Canadian Environmental Law Association Counsel, outlines actions to support low-income households and vulnerable communities during Ontario's transition to a low-carbon economy.
Topics in this issue include potential nuclear emergencies, RentSafe, CNSC's environmental assessments, Darlington refurbishment, cap and trade legislation, Bill 151 update.
Topics in this issue include Waste-free Ontario Act, dangers of radionuclides, Great Lakes nuclear hot spots, Lake Michigan water diversion, a path for Canada to halt climate change, microbead regulations.
Topics in this issue include Ontario's cap-and-trade program, the term "danger" in the Canada Labour Code, RentSafe legal aid clinic survey, and spreading the word about OESP.
Topics in this issue include Richmond landfill, Lake Michigan water diversion, short-term water takings regulations, and Green Budget Coalition 2016 recommendations.
Topics in this issue include OESP applications, anti-radiation pill distribution, aging nuclear reactors, $2.65 billion climate investment, indoor temps for multi-unit residences.
Topics in this issue include: Supreme Court asked to overturn nuclear assessments ruling, Brant residents' environmental appeal, CELA's priorities on federal environmental laws, CELA on new Anti-SLAPP Law.
Topics in this issue include radon policy challenge, Great Lakes Protection Act, concerns about TPP, and concerns about OPG's proposal to store nuclear waste.
Topics in this issue include toxics in the Great Lakes, public hearing on leaking landfill, Ontario's neonics regulations, and radon policy and law across Canada.
Topics in this issue include toxic pesticides, Deep Geological Repository, children's environmental health, webinar on carcinogen exposure, and quarry dewatering permit.
When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 12 p.m. EST, 3 p.m. EST (30 minutes presentation, 15 minutes panel discussion, 15 minutes questions)
This webinar is presented in partnership with CELA by CAREX (CARcinogen EXposure) Canada's Occupational Exposures Team.
Topics in this CELA bulletin include: restricting neonic pesticides in Ontario, 2015 Ontario budget, Canada misses UN deadline for carbon reduction efforts, calls for stronger Great Lakes protection.
Topics covered in this issue are bee-killing pesticides, new energy program for low-income consumers, climate change discussion paper, and preventing toxic emissions in community.