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/
Executive Summary of an ELC Clinic submission prepared for Golden and District Water Protection Committee. Link to full submission: https://elc.uvic.ca/publications/water-for-the-future/
Submission to the Special Legislative Committee on Reforming the Police Act prepared on behalf of Raincoast Conservation.
An ELC submission prepared for the Kitimat Rod and Gun Club aims to help a local government strategically protect natural resources in its quickly growing community. Reforming Kitimat’s Local Laws During an Industrial Boom calls on the District to use >
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 >
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 >
Our latest report on dealing with plastic pollution calls for the introduction of plastic recycling standards in Canada. This is the fourth report in the series of our work on plastics issues. Only 9% of total plastic is actually recycled, >
A report prepared for Skeena Fisheries Commission making the case for prohibiting the removal of fish from water during catch-and-release fishing.
A report providing recommendations for incorporating Indigenous laws and traditions into the Water Sustainability Act decision-making process.