Healthy environment, healthy Canadians, healthy economy: XC50-1/1-421-8E-PDF

strengthening the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 /

"The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA) is one of the principal federal laws aimed at environmental protection in Canada. CEPA declares “that the protection of the environment is essential to the well-being of Canadians and that the primary purpose of this Act is to contribute to sustainable development through pollution prevention.” Significantly, the focus of the Act is on pollution prevention from both a human and an environmental perspective with the Act implicating both the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and the Minister of Health"--Intro., p. 1.

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Department/Agency House of Commons. Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development.
Title Healthy environment, healthy Canadians, healthy economy
Subtitle strengthening the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 /
Series Title Report of the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note "June 2017." Issued also in French under title: Un environnement sain, des canadiens et une économie en santé : renforcer la Loi canadienne sur la protection de l’environnement (1999). Original published on: 2017/06/15; published on: 2017/08/30; published on: 2017/10/16.
Date 2017.
Number of Pages ix, 149 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • XC50-1/1-421-8E-PDF
Subject Terms Environmental protection, Health, Legislation