Last year, we celebrated a historic moment for environmental justice when the right to a healthy environment was recognized for the first time in federal law in Canada. This right was recognized in the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) that was reformed by Bill S-5.  

The right to a healthy environment is essential to the enjoyment of other human rights, such as the right to life, water, food, and sanitation. 

More than 30,000 Ecojustice supporters like you contacted elected officials to urge them to pass a modernized CEPA, that included the recognition of the right to a healthy environment.  

Now the federal government is asking people across Canada about their thoughts on what the right should look like and how it should be implemented. It is crucial that everyone should be able to enjoy the right to a healthy environment.  

We need your help again. Send a letter today urging the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change to implement the strongest possible version of this right that will benefit everyone in Canada.