EXECUTIVE SUMMARY — Pathways for Moving Forwards
David Suzuki Foundation
Authored by: David R. Boyd
Environmental rights policy and regulation, right to a healthy environment
Executive summary: Pathways for Moving Forwards looks at Canada’s options for recognizing the right to a healthy environment in our Constitution.
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.