Submission to the Information and Privacy Commissioner to investigate whether public bodies are following the laws intended to release information about risks to the environment and public health and safety. Prepared on behalf of the BC Freedom Information and Privacy Association (FIPA), >
This paper provides an assessment of Government’s ability to protect the Comox Valley should the proposed Raven Coal mine be approved.
November 17, 2010 Can we become the world’s most liveable community? The ELC, Sea-to-Sea Greenbelt Society and The Dogwood Initiative invite CRD residents to come November 23 to this informative night to hear about about a historic proposal to designate >
You don’t need a canary to convince CoalWatch Comox Valley that mid-Vancouver Island doesn’t need another coal mine, particularly the Raven Underground Coal project planned for their region. The group called on the provincial and federal governments Monday to conduct >
Submission prepared by ELC and Tim Thielmann of Devlin Gailus requesting: 1. that Minister Prentice refer the environmental assessment of Compliance Coal Corporation’s proposed Raven Underground Coal Project to a joint federal/provincial independent expert Review Panel for full public hearings >
March 8, 2010 In response to local governments March 5 announcement to purchase lands in the Jordan River, Sooke Potholes and Weeks Lake areas, the ELC is grateful to have played a part in one of its most important victories >
Nov 18, 2009 The Environmental Law Centre has been asked to comment on the most recent iteration (November 17 2009) of the Juan de Fuca draft OCP and land use bylaw. I have taken a very cursory look at them >
Recommendations regarding the Capital Regional District’s (CRD’s) proposed bylaws to establish zoning and land use policies for the 132,000 hectares of Rural Resource Lands in the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area. For more information, click here.
Submissions to the Minister of the Environment requesting a better public input and an independent environmental assessment process for the proposed Victoria International Marina project. For more information, click here.
A recent ELC report may help residents of North and South Pender Island create a new way to get from A to B.With a population of 2,400 that triples in the summer, Pender Island is experiencing increased traffic demands and >