Posts Tagged "Bill C-226"

Urge Senators to Redress Environmental Racism and Support Bill C-226

April 25, 2023

On March 29, Bill C-226, the National Strategy on Environmental Racism and Environmental Justice Act, passed in the House of Commons. KAIROS Canada celebrated this milestone with other civil society organizations. Black, Brown and Indigenous activists are leading this work…

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MPs pass long-awaited legislation to tackle environmental racism in Canada

March 31, 2023

Advocates celebrate milestone, call on Senate to prioritize Bill C-226 OTTAWA| TRADITIONAL, UNCEDED TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN ANISHNAABEG PEOPLE – Advocates for social justice and equity, environmental protection and public health celebrate passage of Bill C-226, the National Strategy on…

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Expedite Canada’s first environmental racism law, civil society urges

September 27, 2022

Prioritize and expedite Canada’s first environmental racism law urge 11 civil society organizations in an open letter on September 16 to members of the House Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (ENVI). KAIROS is among the signatories, who remind…

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Support bills to end environmental racism and make corporations accountable

September 13, 2022

En français. The climate crisis and environmental degradation are taking their toll on communities worldwide. But some communities are impacted more than others.   For decades, polluting industries and landfill sites have ended up in Indigenous, Black, Brown and other racialized…

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Advocating against Environmental Racism

September 6, 2022

Re. Bill C-226, An Act Respecting the Development of a National Strategy to Assess, Prevent and Address Environmental Racism and To Advance Environmental Justice  For the third time, a Member of Parliament has tabled a bill to address environmental racism…

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