A recent ELC submission on behalf of the BC Wildlife Federation (BCWF) to BC’s Auditor General says it’s time to examine the environmental and economic impacts of grazing leases and licenses on Crown land. The provincial government has a duty >
Request to the Auditor General to conduct an audit and examination of grazing leases on Crown land. Submitted June 12, 2018.
A recent ELC report prepared for the Coquitlam River Watershed Roundtable (CRWR) shows how communities can consider wildlife and watersheds when they establish or expand environmental policy. “The report provides some real practical examples that the Roundtable can take forward >
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.
Submission to BC’s Auditor General to examine the government’s apparent failure to adequately regulate placer mining
This report prepared for the T. Buck Suzuki Foundation builds on our Seven Reforms to Address Marine Plastic Pollution report and outlines exact actions that Ottawa can take to address marine plastic pollution. It identifies the constitutional powers that allow Parliament to >
Report submitted to the Minister of Environment on behalf of our clients Save Hullcar Aquifer Team (SHAT) with specific recommendations about how government can improve the Order for an Area Based Management Plan so that is ensures clean drinking water >
In our October newsletter, we told you about the ELC’s work to improve information and privacy law in BC. On behalf of the BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association, we just took this work a step further. The public >
Thanks to the ELC, BC has improved information and privacy law regarding the government’s obligations to release information to the public. In one of her last acts before leaving office, Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham responded in late June >