EXECUTIVE SUMMARY — The History of the Right to a Healthy Environment in Canada
Executive summary: The History of the Right to a Healthy Environment in Canada looks at past attempts to to include the right to a healthy environment in Canada’s Constitution. These historical lessons can help us learn how to succeed in making necessary changes to recognize environmental rights.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY — The Importance of Constitutional Recognition of the Right to a Healthy Environment
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is silent on the environment. Enshrining environmental rights in the Constitution is a critical priority that we need to act on now.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY — Constitutional Recognition of the Right to a Healthy Environment: Making a Difference in Canada
Enshrining environmental rights in Canada's constitution could improve air quality, drinking water safety and the health of our communities and children.