Policy and Legislation

The Law on Toxics needs Reform

Find out more about how the Law on toxics must be reformed.

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Radioactive Dumps and Water Don’t Mix

Riverkeeper Meredith Brown gives an update on our nuclear waste file.

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Ottawa Riverkeeper studies plans for permanent disposal of radioactive waste beside the Ottawa River

How do you feel about 1 000 000 m3 of radioactive waste being abandoned in an “engineered landfill” beside your Ottawa River?

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Microbeads in our personal care products are now a toxic substance in Canada

The order, published last week, paves the way for the regulation of products containing microbeads. However, there is still much more work to be done before microbeads are banned.

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Petition: take action on habitat protection for fish!

Current laws leave Canada’s fish habitats dangerously vulnerable. Sign the petition to bring back valuable protections in the Fisheries Act!

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