Every Canadian’s eco-rights need Charter protection

Every Canadian’s eco-rights need Charter protection by Devon Page and Peter Robinson, April 18, 2012, Globe and Mail
If pollutants poison the well and make one of us sick, we’re all at risk. In 2001, the Supreme Court reached the same conclusion about the bond between health and the environment. After upholding a municipality’s right to restrict the use of harmful pesticides in Hudson, Que., the court said, “Our common future, and that of every Canadian community, depends on a healthy environment.”

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