Canada’s Big Chances to Address Environmental Racism
For too long, certain groups in Canada have borne the brunt of environmental harm, a reality the world is finally acknowledging. A recent report by the UN special rapporteur on the human rights implications of hazardous substances and wastes confirmed what many of us have known all along: that Indigenous, Black, racialized and other marginalized communities in Canada are exposed to disproportionate adverse health impacts from pollution.
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Koza, Fiona; Charles, Naolo; Beeman, Jennifer; Waldron, Ingrid; Scott, Dayna; and Ferreira, Kristian, "Canada’s Big Chances to Address Environmental Racism" (2020). Editorials and Commentaries. 219.