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 >
March 25, 2015 Victoria, BC – Canada’s laws for charities are in need of urgent reform. A new ELC report released today calls for sweeping modernization of Canadian charitable law in line with other jurisdictions such as the U.S., Australia, >
ELC report, prepared for DeSmog Canada, calling for sweeping modernization of Canadian charitable law. Current rules in Canada around “political activities” are ambiguous and confusing, and the penalties for breaking the rules are too harsh. Click here for more information.
February 9, 2015 Victoria, BC – Over the last decade the BC government embarked on a major law reform initiative to reduce the “regulatory burden” on industry. They reduced the size of the civil service and its role in resource >