Enforcement of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act

In Committee from the House of Commons

Enforcement of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act

Environment and Sustainable Development – February 1, 2021:

The committee discusses the contravention of the Canadian Environmental Protect Act by Volkswagen AG. In 2020, the German-based car manufacturer was fined $196.5 million by the Ontario Court of Justice by importing cars that did not meet vehicle emission standards.

Speaking to the committee are lawyer Ariane Gagnon-Rocque, York University’s Mark Winfield, and Unifor’s Ken Bondy.