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.
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.
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 >
An ELC Clinic submission prepared on behalf of Surfrider Foundation Canada providing comments on Canada’s draft Single-Use Plastics Prohibition Regulations.
Application regarding a proposed Natural Gas Liquids Recovery Project in the Prince George area, submitted to BC’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy and the Chief Executive Assessment Officer on behalf of Too Close 2 Home on January 31, >
May 2019 co-submission with Ecojustice to Canada’s Competition Bureau asking for an investigation into Keurig Canada’s claims about the recyclability of their coffee pods. RESULTS: In response, Canada’s Competition Bureau ordered Keurig to stop their misleading advertising, fined them $3million, >
Submission prepared on behalf of the BC Great Blue Heron Society requesting an investigation on the lethal impacts of transmission lines on herons and other birds at the Roberts Bank Superport near Delta, BC