Our Work

The ELC provides free legal research and representation to community groups, environmental organizations and First Nations in BC and offers clinical training in public interest environmental law to students through the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Law.

Our work has five focus areas:

  1. Healthy Watersheds;
  2. Sustainable Communities;
  3. Resilient Coast;
  4. Climate and Energy Equity; and
  5. Environmental Justice.

The ELC provides free legal research and representation to community groups, environmental organizations and First Nations in BC and offers clinical training in public interest environmental law to students through the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Law.

Our work has five focus areas:

  1. Healthy Watersheds;
  2. Sustainable Communities;
  3. Resilient Coast;
  4. Climate and Energy Equity; and
  5. Environmental Justice.

The ELC provides free legal research and representation to community groups, environmental organizations and First Nations in BC and offers clinical training in public interest environmental law to students through the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Law. Our work has >

The Case for Indigenous Guardian Programs


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 >