The Environmental Law Centre is inviting applications for a full-time Environmental Law Clinic Lawyer. This is a unique opportunity to practice public interest environmental law full time within an institutional setting working with passionate students, colleagues and clients. Please see the posting for more information. Review of applications will begin on February 24, 2023 and >
A submission prepared on behalf of Peatlands Protection Society recommending legal and policy options to ban or limit the use of horticultural peat moss in BC.
Prepared on behalf of the Outdoor Recreation Council of BC, this Citizen’s Guide is designed to assist British Columbians who want to prove a public right to access to wild places and green spaces. October 20, 2022: updated version of the report with minor changes uploaded
A review of highlights from 2021-22, a year where we resumed in-person teaching and welcomed new members to the ELC team, helping us to deliver over 6500 hours of pro bono legal services to Indigenous and community organizations across BC.
A submission prepared on behalf of the Veins of Life Watershed Society on the need to protect public waterfront on the Gorge from private use and occupation.
A report prepared on behalf of the Mikisew Cree First Nation regarding optimal rules for treatment and disposal of oil sands process affected waters currently stored in tailings ponds in and around their territory.
Submission prepared on behalf of Wildsight requesting that the issue of cross-border coal mine pollution issues in the Kootenay/Kootenai River Watershed be referred to the International Joint Commission.
An ELC Clinic submission prepared for Sierra Club of BC on laws to protect bear dens in British Columbia.
Submission prepared on behalf of the BC Wildlife Federation requesting an audit and examination of BC Hydro’s funding of the Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) and the propriety of the FWCP’s current distribution of BC Hydro funds for fish and wildlife compensation projects.