Charles L. Caccia
Charles Caccia was born and educated in
Mr. Caccia was first elected to public office as member of the City of
In September 1981, Prime Minister Trudeau appointed him Minister of Labour, and in August 1983, Minister of the Environment. From September 1984 to November 1988 he acted as Liberal Opposition Critic on environment issues.
Charles Caccia chaired the Standing Committee of the House of Commons on Environment and Sustainable Development from 1994 to 2004 as well as the Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association from 1994 to 2004.
He is presently Senior Fellow at the Institute of the Environment,
His current activities involve issues of nuclear waste, climate change, use of pesticides, air and water pollution, urban sprawl, protection of pollinators and boreal forest.