Our Work

The ELC provides free legal research and representation to community groups, environmental organizations and First Nations in BC and offers clinical training in public interest environmental law to students through the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Law.

Our work has five focus areas:

  1. Healthy Watersheds;
  2. Sustainable Communities;
  3. Resilient Coast;
  4. Climate and Energy Equity; and
  5. Environmental Justice.

The ELC provides free legal research and representation to community groups, environmental organizations and First Nations in BC and offers clinical training in public interest environmental law to students through the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Law. Our work has >

Drinking water wins with mine rejection


Back in August, the ELC filed an application for a Drinking Water Hazard Prevention Order with the Regional Drinking Water Officer, in an attempt to stop the Ajax Mine in Kamloops.  The application included advice from a hydrogeologist that the >