Title

Canada’s Big Chances to Address Environmental Racism

Document Type

Editorial

Publication Date

11-26-2020

Abstract

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.

Publication Title

The Tyee (thetyee.ca)

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