January 19, 2011 We are pleased to congratulate ELC Legal Director on receiving the Honourary Citizen Award from the City of Victoria.
ELC Annual Report 2010
November 22, 2010 According to a recent poll conducted by McAllister Opinion Research for WWF Canada, British Columbians appreciate their water and they want to protect it. A full 98 percent of British Columbians recognized fresh water as being critical >
A new ELC report aims to solve the problems caused by stormwater in the Capital Region. Acting for the Veins of Life Watershed Society, the comprehensive report, Re-inventing Rainwater Management: Protecting Health and Restoring Nature in the Capital Region, documents >
Micah Carmody: On October 16, 2009, I had the pleasure of attending the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) in Ottawa, Ontario for the hearing of MiningWatch Canada, et al. v. Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, et al. The issue before >
Sept 21, 2009 Victoria Harbours mega-yacht marina project needs better public input and an independent environmental assessment process according to legal submissions prepared with the assistance of the ELC and delivered today to the Minister of the Environment Jim Prentice. >
July 2008 UVic Law jumped from sixth to second this year in the Corporate Knights Best 50 Issue. The magazine notes the ELC’s intensive program as being one of the reasons for the law school’s improved score.
(from left to right) Deborah Curran, fellow award-winner Tim Wake and Charlotte Ciok, President of Smart Growth BC May 2008 Hearty congratulations to ELC Project Director Deborah Curran on her recent Smarty Award from Smart Growth BC! Smart Growth BC >
Victoria, BC–The Environmental Law Clinic is pleased to announce the release of the Green Bylaws Toolkit, a comprehensive resource that will help local governments protect threatened ecosystems. The Toolkit explains how to use a myriad of tools—from planning to regulatory >
Trade Agreement Could Undermine Municipal Climate Change Plans Victoria, BC– Municipalities developing climate change action plans may face an uphill battle under the new BC-Alberta Trade Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement (TILMA), despite provincial government assurances that “there is nothing >