EXECUTIVE SUMMARY — The Status of Constitutional Protection for the Environment in Other Nations
Executive summary: The Status of Constitutional Protection for the Environment in Other Nations examines what Canada can learn from other countries that have included environmental rights and/or responsibilities in their constitutions. More than three-quarters of nations include explicit references to environmental rights in their constitutions.
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.