The ELC’s work primarily serves British Columbia, but it often has much wider usefulness and impact. Such was the case that led to our recent collaborative work with the Justice and Corporate Accountability Project (JCAP) on an Amicus Curiae brief >
Amicus Curiae Brief in support of the Kukama Women’s Federation. Filed in the Superior Court of Justice of Loreto in the Peruvian Amazon (2021 Sep 29) English version
Amicus Curiae Brief in support of the Kukama Women’s Federation. Filed in the Superior Court of Justice of Loreto in the Peruvian Amazon (2021 Sept 29) Spanish translation version
Submission to the Special Legislative Committee on Reforming the Police Act prepared on behalf of Raincoast Conservation.
A recent ELC submission prepared for Be the Change Earth Alliance shows that introducing a mandatory program to reduce commuting trips could eliminate an estimated 5% of BC’s GHG emissions. Commute Trip Reduction Initiatives: Implementing Efficiencies in Transportation for a Green >
Submission in response to the federal government’s discussion paper released following the October announcement to achieve zero plastic waste by 2030.
Indigenous Guardians monitor and protect the lands and waters on their territory. They are the “eyes and ears” of a First Nation on the ground. Guardians monitor the activities of resources users, enforce federal, provincial, and Indigenous laws, gather data >
A report prepared by the BC First Nations Energy and Mining Council and the UVic Environmental Law Centre that calls upon provincial and federal governments to collaborate with Nations and Guardians to establish a Guardian Network Initiative across the province >
Report presenting a set of recommendations for reform of BC’s mining laws and better regulation of the mining industry.
Report prepared for Kids for a Plastic Free Canada providing law reform recommendations to regulate single-use plastics in British Columbia