Submission calling on government to address long-standing and growing concerns over an active gun range in the Cowichan River Provincial Park, the only operational gun range in a provincial park in the province.
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 >
Outdated gold rush laws from the 19th century pose a serious risk to the environment and human health across BC. To address the issue, the ELC asked BC’s Auditor General in March to examine the government’s apparent failure to adequately >
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.
Joint document providing a vision for a new approach to environmental assessment in BC as well as key changes needed to make that happen.
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 >
More than 50 law students put their heads together earlier this month to help unearth BC’s mining legislative history. Dubbed, Mining Law in BC – Digging up a Dirty History, the event’s gleanings will help inform mining law reform efforts. >
Last newsletter we told you about our report on solutions to reduce marine plastic pollution. This is still a live issue as we investigate ways to bring attention to the problem and implement solutions. In March, there are two events >