Section Review

Now that you have finished this section on Toxins and Waste, you should be comfortable:

  • Identifying some of the main statutes governing pollution prevention
  • Describing the role of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 in preventing/governing toxins and waste
  • Describing the role of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act in preventing/governing toxins and waste
  • Identifying some of the principles that should be incorporated into effective pollution prevention and management legislation

Go back and review any of these topics before you move on to the next section on Energy




Toxins & Waste

Lesson Plan: Fundamentals of Environmental Law
Lesson Plan: Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Lesson Plan: Tragedy of the Commons
Lesson Plan: Climate Litigation

Curriculum Connections


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