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California has a new law for labelling ingredients in cleaning products

Unlike personal care products, cleaning products in Canada are not required by law to disclose ingredients. This means that consumers are often unaware that the products may contain or emit harmful chemicals that are linked to health effects like allergies, asthma, and breast cancer. California just signed into law that companies will be required to list all household and commercial cleaning product ingredients. Demand the same in Canada by taking action.



Improving human health and cutting pollution are one and the same

A recent report found that pollution was linked to over 5 per cent of deaths in Canada. Countries like Canada have made considerable progress in establishing regulations that reduced toxic exposures in the general population. But our laws have serious gaps when it comes to protecting vulnerable people and communities. Learn more.

Ottawa considers strengthening Canada’s main toxics law

In October, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna responded to the 87 recommendations to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA), saying “changes are needed to modernize and improve” the Act and committed to considering the recommendations put forward by the Committee. Check out this blog to learn more.

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