Publications


Cover 2020 03 06 Regulatory Negligence Inquiry Copy

Request for an Inquiry into Regulatory Negligence: Canada’s Failure to Control Elk Valley Coal Mine Pollution


Request pursuant to sections 7(2), 21.1, 23(1) and 23(2) of the Auditor General Act to 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.


Cover 2020 21 Annual Report

2020-21 Annual Report


A review of highlights from 2020-21, a year where we adapted to temporarily shifting our program online and still delivered over 6,000 hours of pro bono legal services to community and Indigenous organizations across BC.


2021 ELC Clinic Lawyers Posting

Job Posting: ELC Clinic Lawyer and/or Clinic Director


The Environmental Law Centre is inviting applications for one or more Environmental Law Clinic Lawyers and/or Clinic Director. 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. CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: JUNE 4, >


Reducing Water Extraction and Increasing Environmental Flows in the Coquitlam River


Numerous factors threaten the flow and quality of water in the Coquitlam River: urban development and diking, population growth, the effects of climate change, and a hydroelectric dam flow management regime that has had a negative impact on fish. As populations in the area increase, so will the demand for drinking water; and drought conditions >