Report prepared for Wildsight outlines BCs Private Managed Forest Lands Act, offers examples of how current practices on private managed forest land is causing harm to communities across BC, and proposes eight suggestions for law reform.
An estimated 800,000 eggs, nestlings and adult birds are destroyed each year in Canada by roadside mowing and brushing. While road maintenance is important for safe transportation, it is possible to schedule maintenance outside of nesting season, which is why >
Report providing law reform recommendations to the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure’s road maintenance policy
The regulatory measures government uses to protect endangered fish are not working. By refusing to protect endangered marine species in BC under Species at Risk Act (SARA), the federal government is seriously increasing the risk of extinction of species, such >
Request that the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development and the Auditor General examine Canada’s failure to protect endangered Pacific salmon and anadromous trout species under the Species at Risk Act.
I am extremely thankful for my ELC experience. After spending countless hours of my life sitting in classrooms and hearing lectures, it was abundantly fulfilling to put my mind to something of real practical value and that I felt had >
Petition for an Emergency Order to protect Southern Mountain Caribou (Designatable Unit 9), pursuant to section 80 of the Species at Risk Act. Prepared for Valhalla Wilderness Society and delivered to Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna December 14, >
The Fraser River, BC’s longest, is known for its large salmon runs, and the Fraser Valley provides habitat that is critical for salmon to survive. But, over time, old or poorly designed flood management and dike infrastructure has narrowed or >
Report prepared for Watershed Watch Salmon Society, regarding the gaps in the oversight of salmon habitats behind dikes.
In March, UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee responded to a petition that ELC students worked on for the Mikisew Cree First Nation. The December 2014 petition argued that the Alberta tar sands and Site C dam endanger the World Heritage Site at >