In response to our 2014 request on behalf of the David Suzuki Foundation (DSF), BC’s Auditor General recently launched a project to determine if the provincial government is effectively managing the grizzly bear population in BC, including its controversial trophy >
When Ken Farquharson came to the ELC in early 2012, the possibility of restoring Jordan River to a salmon-bearing stream seemed bleak. As a public member on BC Hydro’s coastal fish and wildlife compensation program, Ken was working with others >
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 >
Report with recommendations prepared for the Friends and Residents of the North Fork that compares how laws in BC and the US protect grizzlies from road development.
Memo on behalf of the Outdoor Recreation Council on the problems faced by citizens who want to pass through privately owned forests and wild areas. Prepared by ELC Intensive student Graham Litman and former ELC Articled Student Matt Hulse, under >
Many regional districts in BC already have dedicated acquisition funds to protect green spaces. The BC Government should do its part and step forward with a fund to purchase endangered ecosystems, old-growth forests, drinking watersheds and areas of high recreational >
Report prepared for the Ancient Forest Alliance examining the urgent need for a provincial Natural Lands Acquisition Fund in BC. The report includes 17 recommendations and a number of options the Province could implement to raise funds on an annual basis. >
The ELC is calling on government to include climate change impacts in BC’s environmental assessment process. Prepared on behalf of Sierra Club, BC, Blind Spot: The Failure to Consider Climate in British Columbia’s Environmental Assessments, flags profound flaws in the >
Submission to the BC Climate Leadership Team prepared on behalf of the Sierra Club, BC. Click here for more information.
When done properly, composting offers many benefits to communities and the environment. This ELC report, prepared for Ray Baker and Lee Hardy, sets out some of the common concerns associated with large-scale composting operations, examines existing regulations and makes recommendations for >