November 26, 2008 Victoria, BC – Acting on behalf of the Wilderness Committee, the Environmental Law Centre (ELC) has asked the BC Auditor General to investigate the provincial government’s failure to identify and protect the critical habitat of endangered species >
On behalf of the Wilderness Committee, this submission to the Auditor General requests an examination of the systematic refusal of the British Columbia Ministry of Environment to identify critical habitat for species at risk, as required by the Canada‑British Columbia Agreement on Species at Risk, the >
Conservation Options for Species at Risk on Small Private Lots October 2008 The Salt Spring Island Conservancy recently asked ELC student Colin Edstrom to research ways to protect the endangered Sharp-tailed Snake on Salt Spring Island. Colin has now produced >
Report that may help groups faced with the challenge of protecting endangered species that range across numerous small adjacent private lots. For more information, click here.
August 2007 VICTORIA – For the first time in 25 years, British Columbia is rewriting the Wildlife Act. However, according to submissions recently filed by a coalition of the Province’s leading conservation groups, the government’s proposed legislative changes fail to >
A joint submission in response to the Ministry of Environment’s review of the Wildlife Act by Sierra Legal and the Environmental Law Clinic on behalf of the David Suzuki Foundation, ForestEthics, Sierra Club of Canada – BC Chapter, Raincoast Conservation Society, >
L to R: Adam Driedzic and Chris Tollefson in front of the BC Legislative Building in Victoria October 19, 2006 At a public hearing today in Victoria, Environmental Law Clinic (ELC) student Adam Driedzic and ELC Executive Director Chris >
June 2006 ELC student Riley Goldstone urged the Vancouver Parks Board to strengthen their bylaws when his research uncovered links between two dolphins at the Vancouver Aquarium and the notorious dolphin drive fishery in Japan. As a result of Riley’s >
PowerPoint Presentation urging the Vancouver Parks Board to strengthen their bylaws in order to protect dolphins. For more information, click here.
May 2005 The BC Government often claims it has the most stringent regulation of salmon farms in the world. To test this claim, the Georgia Strait Alliance and the T. Buck Suzuki Environmental Foundation asked the ELC to compare BC’s >