Hullcar Valley Area Based Management Plan Recommendations

Report submitted to the Minister of Environment on behalf of our clients Save Hullcar Aquifer Team (SHAT) with specific recommendations about how government can improve the Order for an Area Based Management Plan so that is ensures clean drinking water in the Hullcar Valley. See cover letter See Appendices Click here for our webstory about >

2017Feb24 – Letter to Information and Privacy Commissioner

On behalf of BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association (FIPA), letter requesting the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner conduct a systemic study on why particular provincial ministries are not proactively releasing key environmental orders, permits, contravention decisions and policy manuals.

Lower Coquitlam River Watershed Plan: Tools for Healthy Watersheds and Healthy Humans

This report provides information on legal tools that can assist the Cities of Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam in achieving the objectives outlined in the Lower Coquitlam River Watershed Plan and to provide an outline of legal tools citizens can use to participate in municipal action. Developed by the Coquitlam River Watershed Roundtable, the Lower Coquitlam River >

Tools for Local Governments and Communities to Protect Essential Ecosystems

Prepared for Saanich Action for the Environment (SAFE), the report Environmental Development Permit Areas: In Practice and in Caselaw, shows how local government can use its discretion to craft Environmental Development Permit Areas (EDPAs) tailored to its particular regions. Under the supervision of ELC lawyer Deborah Curran, law students Andie Britton-Foster and Gabrielle Grant examined >

Request to the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (Feb 3.16)

Feb 3, 2016 request on behalf of the Save the Hullcar Aquifer Team that the Information and Privacy Commissioner: Investigate and report on Government’s breach of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act in delaying and restricting public access to: Ministry of Environment authorizations permitting manure effluent discharge near Hullcar Valley drinking water >