Category Archives : Northern


Indigenous Co-Governance in Protecting the Athabasca River from Tar Sands Effluent

At the end of August, the ELC appeared before a United Nations Reactive Monitoring Mission hearing on behalf of the Mikisew Cree First Nation to present findings from a recently released ELC report on how to regulate any proposed release >

Coastal Impact – ELC Associates Program Update

One of the most compelling ELC Associates’ discussions (link to the Associates Program page on our website) this year explored BC’s marine spills response regime. Unfortunately, there was a recent incident to examine: the Nathan E. Stewart tugboat, which spilled >

Strategic Economic and Environmental Assessment of liquid natural gas (LNG) development in British Columbia

Letter asking the federal and BC Ministers of Environment to establish a Strategic Economic and Environmental Assessment of proposed massive new BC LNG developments. Acting for the Northwest Institute for Bioregional Research, the ELC proposes a careful examination of a dozen >

Request for Review of the Response from the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Natural Gas

On behalf of Rivers Without Borders, this letter requests that the Information and Privacy Commissioner conduct a review of the Ministry’s response to a Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) request for basic background information regarding the Northwest Transmission >