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 >
This report provides information on legal tools that can assist the Cities of Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam in achieving the objectives outlined in the Lower Coquitlam River Watershed Plan and to provide an outline of legal tools citizens can use >
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 >
Thanks to ELC students Gabrielle Grant and Andie Britton-Foster, it should be a little easier for the public and local governments to work together to protect their local ecosystems using Environmental Development Permit Areas (EDPAs). EDPAs are a tool available to local >
Submission to the Drinking Water Officer on behalf of the Save Hullcar Aquifer Team requesting a Drinking Water Hazard Abatement and Prevention Order regarding the contamination of unconfined Hullcar aquifer #103, pursuant to section 25 of the Drinking Water Protection Act. >
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.