Category Prevention

A broad spectrum of groups urges Parliament to expedite the passage of Canada’s first environmental racism bill, ahead of the House of Commons debate

On April 26, Parliament begins debate of Bill C-226, on “Development of a National Strategy to Assess, Prevent and Address Environmental Racism and To Advance Environmental Justice.” Social justice organizations, health organizations, academics, rights campaigners, and environmental groups are calling on MPs to pass Canada’s first environmental racism law before their summer recess.
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