What Does Environmental Racism Look Like in Canada?

Environmental justice? Environmental racism? Watch a quick video highlighting how environmental racism manifests in Canada.

National Environmental Justice Strategy: A Conversation with Amanda Monforton

On October 25, 2023, coalition members and interested individuals joined a discussion regarding a national environmental justice strategy with guest speaker Amanda Monforton, Director of Policy Development within Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Strategic Policy Branch.

How “There’s Something in the Water” catalyzed change in Canada (Harvard Public Health)

A Harvard Public Health article about tackling environmental racism in Canada. A conversation with the filmmaker and author behind the documentary “There’s Something in the Water”.

In Whose Backyard

Members of Mi’kmaq and African Nova Scotian communities share their stories and struggles on environmental racism. This video was produced as part of the ENRICH Project, a collaboration between communities, university researchers and grassroots organizations.

Environmental Racism Comes to Light With Proposed Bill C-226

Dr. Ingrid Waldron speaks to the Pointer about environmental racism coming to light with proposed Bill C-226; while new law enshrines environmental justice in Canada.

Making space for Black leaders in Canada’s climate movement | National Observer

The three interns that Canada’s Black Environmental Initiative sent to the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow in November may have been the only Black youth the country had inside the venue.

Pressure mounts for G&R cleanup | Toronto Star

There are growing calls being made at the national level to decontaminate the recycling site in Kanesatake.

COP26 Negotiators Reach Deal After Changes | CTV News

Naolo Charles speaks with CTV News regarding COP26.

G&R air study report released | Toronto Star

A putrid smell fills the air and lungs of those living near the shut-down recycling centre in Kanesatake.

Investigation reveals damning contamination | The Eastern Door

Some of the findings of an extensive investigation of the G&R recycling site and the waters that flow by its operations on Kanehsatake land.

Dr. Ingrid Waldron on Environmental Racism

Dr. Ingrid Waldron speaks with Canadian Geographic about representation for women and racialized communities.