Category Archives : Law reform


The Need to Reform BC’s Private Managed Forest Land Act

Report prepared for Wildsight outlines BC’s Private Managed Forest Land 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.


BRIEFING NOTE: Key Elements of a Participant Funding Program for BC’s Environmental Assessment Act

The provincial government enacted the new Environmental Assessment Act in November 2018, and it is currently developing regulations and policies before the bill comes into force. The ELC is collaborating with West Coast Environmental Law and other environmental groups to >


Participant funding for groups involved in Environmental Assessments

BC is revitalizing its environmental assessment regime with the aim of enhancing public confidence, transparency and meaningful participation. The ELC has prepared a briefing note that recommends the new environmental assessment regime include a participant funding program. Public participation improves >