The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999) is an important tool in Canada for the protection of the environment. 

On June 15, 2017, the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development submitted its report, “Healthy Environment, Healthy Canadians, Healthy Economy: Strengthening the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999”, to the House of Commons. Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee requested that the Government table a response to its report. 

For more details about the Committee, please visit the Committee website.