The second edition of Environmental Law text book, written by former ELC Executive Director Chris Tollefson and co-author Professor Meinhard Doelle, is used as the principal teaching material for environmental law in most Canadian law schools. Despite the recent repeal >
Working with Democracy Watch and ELC staff, ELC student Clayton Greenwood requested that the Federal Information Commissioner investigate the apparent systematic efforts by the Government of Canada to obstruct the right of the media – and through them, the Canadian >
February 20, 2013 There are few issues more fundamental to democracy than the ability of the public to access scientific information produced by government scientists information that their tax dollars have paid for. We as a society cannot make >
Working for an affected BC First Nation, ELC student Craig Crooks completed a draft submission to the Federal Government, arguing that Ottawa is legally obliged to do more to upgrade First Nations’ drinking water systems. Ottawa’s failure to ensure healthy >
ELC Legal Director Calvin Sandborn collaborated with the Polis Project to write Peeling back the pavement: A Blueprint for Reinventing Rainwater Management in Canada’s Communities, a handbook for local governments wanting to modernize their management of stormwater. The book is based on >
Symposium: Conceptualizing New Governance Arrangements Edited by Chris Tollefson, Anthony R. Zito and Fred Gale [download] 1. Symposium Overview: Conceptualizing New Governance Arrangements 2. Governing Information: A Three Dimensional Analysis of Environmental Assessment 3. New Governance Arrangements at the Intersection >
This article was written by ELC Executive Director Chris Tollefson and published in The Advocate’s Quarterly (2012) 197-221.
National Publication on Stormwater Management February 2012 ELC Legal Director Calvin Sandborn collaborated with the Polis Project to write Peeling back the Pavement, a Canadian guide for local governments wanting to modernize their management of stormwater. Read the report: http://www.elc.uvic.ca/publications/documents/PeelingBackthePavement.pdf.
Backgrounder for the ELC Associates teleconference on Environmental Rights: Human Rights and Pollution in Sarnia’s Chemical Valley (June 13, 2011)
December 1, 2010 This two-day environmental law conference intended for litigators, law reformers and policy experts from across Canada will be held in Vancouver on Feb 3-4, 2011. Co-hosted by the ELC, West Coast Environmental Law and Ecojustice, conference topics >