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Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA, 1999)
January 12, 2015 - Canada
Chemicals Management Plan
September 15, 2014 - Canada
"Chemicals are part of everyday life, essential to our economy, our communities and our homes. While chemicals provide benefits, they may also have harmful effects if not properly managed.
The Chemicals Management Plan (CMP) is a Government of Canada initiative aimed at reducing the risks posed by chemicals to Canadians and their environment. The Government of Canada Next link will take you to another Web site launched the first phase of the CMP in 2006 and Next link will take you to another Web site launched the second phase of the CMP in 2011. The CMP builds on previous initiatives by assessing chemicals used in Canada and by taking action on chemicals found to be harmful."
Constitution Act, 1982
October 21, 2014 - Canada
Environment Canada: Significant New Activity provisions under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
June 04, 2015 - Canada
"The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) below are meant to provide Canadians and businesses with basic information about the requirements under the Significant New Activity (SNAc) provisions of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999)."
Environmental Enforcement Act
May 15, 2017 - Canada
As per Environment and Climate Change Canada (2016):
The Environmental Enforcement Act (EEA), the bulk of which came into force in 2010, strengthened and harmonized enforcement regimes in the following nine acts:
•the Antarctic Environmental Protection Act (AEPA);
•the Canada National Marine Conservation Areas Act (CNMCAA);
•the Canada National Parks Act (CNPA);
•the Canada Wildlife Act (CWA);
•the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA);
•the International River Improvements Act (IRIA);
•the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994 (MBCA);
•the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park Act (SSLMPA); and
•the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act (WAPPRIITA).
Environment and Climate Change Canada. (2016). Environmental Enforcement Act. Retrieved from https://www.ec.gc.ca/alef-ewe/default.asp?lang=En&n=2AAFD90B-1
Government of Canada Tables Legislation to Improve Labelling and Classification of Workplace Chemicals
March 31, 2014 - Canada
“Proposed changes deliver on key Regulatory Cooperation Council initiative”
As part of Economic Action Plan 2014, the Government of Canada today tabled new legislation intended to improve the level of protection for workers handling hazardous materials in the workplace.
The proposed legislative changes to the Hazardous Products Act (HPA) are an important step in Canada’s implementation of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) for workplace chemicals, a system currently being implemented by the United States and other countries.
Health Canada – List of Acts and Regulations
September 15, 2014 - Canada
"Health Canada administers many pieces of legislation and develops and enforces regulations under this legislation that have a direct impact on the health and safety of Canadians. The Department consults with the Canadian public, industry, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other interested parties in the development of these laws. Health Canada also prepares guidelines in order to help interpret and clarify legislation and regulations."