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Cassie Barker

Senior Program Manager, Toxics

Cassie was raised on the shores of the St. Lawrence and spent her childhood exploring Ontario’s woods, beaches and waterways. She holds a B.A in Environment and Development and M.Sc. in Capacity Development and Extension from the University of Guelph. Cassie is passionate about protecting communities, kids and water, and has spent the last two decades working on environmental research, justice and advocacy, with a focus on environmental health.

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Nov 04, 2022

Consumer product recalls highlight urgent need for mandatory labelling

You may have seen toxic products in the news a lot lately – from cancer-causing…

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Sep 01, 2022

Toxic chemicals were found in dollar store products – it’s time for government and retailers to stop passing the buck

Our new report, Passing the Buck: the toxic cost of dollar store products in Canada,…

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Aug 02, 2022

Toxics law reform: building momentum and overcoming industry attacks

Finally, after over two decades of waiting, the Canadian government listened to the thousands of…

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Mar 08, 2022

False progress on labelling of toxic ingredients continues to put our health at risk

A global pandemic illustrates for us, on a devastating scale, that we only have so…

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Feb 11, 2022

Canada’s Toxics Law Is Finally About To Get Better…With Some Work

We are celebrating because we are finally able to welcome the proposed update of the…

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