Posts Tagged "Bill C-226"

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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