Federal government must act on environmental justice
It is now time for Canadian legislators to step up to the mark. The need for a national strategy to address environmental racism and to advance environmental justice has become apparent as the country reckons with anti-Indigenous and anti-Black racism.
In the last Parliament, former Liberal MP for Cumberland-Colchester, Lenore Zann, introduced a private member’s bill into the House of Commons that would finally begin to address the legacy of environmental racism in Canada. Photograph courtesy of Lenore Zann