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
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. >
Submission to the BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy on the November 2017 Agricultural Waste Control Regulation Review Intentions Paper. Delivered to the Ministry on January 2, 2018.
I am extremely thankful for my ELC experience. After spending countless hours of my life sitting in classrooms and hearing lectures, it was abundantly fulfilling to put my mind to something of real practical value and that I felt had >
Agricultural waste can wreak havoc on the environment and affect drinking water quality. Community group Save Hullcar Aquifer Team acutely alerted us to this problem when they came to us with concerns about nitrate contamination of their aquifer. Suspecting a >
With the environment not respecting political boundaries, there are existing guides for watershed management entities and recommendations for what activities they should undertake. A new ELC report fills a gap as to the “how” to create watershed entities and details >
Report and letter prepared for the Fairmining Collaborative (read related story)
They may have functioned in the 1800’s, but it’s time for BC’s 19th century Gold Rush laws to change. Damage from mining can permanently poison entire watersheds, exterminate fish, poison shellfish, deform birds and fish, destroy riparian areas (needed for fish >
In our October newsletter, we told you about the ELC’s work to improve information and privacy law in BC. On behalf of the BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association, we just took this work a step further. The public >