Report prepared for the World Wildlife Fund Canada providing law reform recommendations for protecting forage fish populations and Southern Resident orcas.
Many Canadians are concerned about plastics pollution, and governments at all levels are seeking ways to take meaningful action. Continuing our work on finding solutions to plastics pollution problems, the ELC recently helped clients Kids for a Plastic Free Canada >
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 >
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 >
ELC was a great experience for me and exposed me to public interest environmental law. It was a great opportunity to be able to interact with clients and work together to create a work product aspiring to make concrete >
The Fraser River, BC’s longest, is known for its large salmon runs, and the Fraser Valley provides habitat that is critical for salmon to survive. But, over time, old or poorly designed flood management and dike infrastructure has narrowed or >
Report prepared for Watershed Watch Salmon Society, regarding the gaps in the oversight of salmon habitats behind dikes.
By Calvin Sandborn, Meaghan Partridge, Jim McIsaac and Allison Stocks The world’s oceans are choking on plastic. This year up to 20 million tons of plastic bags, food wrappers, bottles, straws, Styrofoam, plastic fishing gear and other plastic products will >
Report prepared for the T. Buck Suzuki Foundation. [This paper was edited October 23, 2017 on p. 16 to include information about Seattle’s ban on plastic straws (see footnote 65).]
Submissions of the Pacific Salmon Foundation, The SOS Marine Conservation Foundation, Watershed Watch Salmon Society, the David Suzuki Foundation and the University of Victoria Environmental Law Centre on the draft Aquaculture Activities Regulation (AAR).