An ELC Clinic submission prepared for Sierra Club of BC on laws to protect bear dens in British Columbia.
An ELC Clinic submission prepared on behalf of Surfrider Foundation Canada providing comments on Canada’s draft Single-Use Plastics Prohibition Regulations.
Over the past year, the ELC analyzed a variety legal options for urgently protecting the prime salmon and sturgeon habitat between Hope and Mission (the “Heart of the Fraser”). This habitat is essential in order to support salmon runs, some >
This summer, the ELC asked the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development and the Auditor General of Canada for an inquiry Into Canada’s failure to control Elk Valley’s coal mine pollution. The comprehensive submission, prepared on behalf of Wildsight, >
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 >
Submission to BC’s Minister of Forest, Lands, and National Resources and Rural Development to designate the Fraser River from Hope to below Chilliwack as a Provincial Wildlife Management Area.
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
At the end of June, a hovering heat dome caused temperatures to soar far above normal ranges in many BC communities for days on end. With climate change models predicting more high temperatures and deepening draught conditions, many people are >
An ELC Clinic submission prepared for Golden and District Water Protection Committee. Link to Executive Summary: https://elc.uvic.ca/publications/exec-summary-water-for-the-future/