BRIEFING NOTE: Key Elements of a Participant Funding Program for BC’s Environmental Assessment Act

The provincial government enacted the new Environmental Assessment Act in November 2018, and it is currently developing regulations and policies before the bill comes into force. The ELC is collaborating with West Coast Environmental Law and other environmental groups to >


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Tools for Municipal Governments in BC to Implement a Target of 100% Renewable Energy by 2050

Prepared for British Columbia Sustainable Energy Association Executive Summary of the report that provides an overview of British Columbia’s municipal jurisdiction to achieve 100% renewable energy (“100% RE”) commitments. Link to full report


Tools for Municipal Governments in BC to Implement a Target of 100% Renewable Energy by 2050

Prepared for British Columbia Sustainable Energy Association The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of British Columbia’s municipal jurisdiction to achieve 100% renewable energy (“100% RE”) commitments. In response to the threat posed by climate change and >


Digging Up a Legislative History: A Timeline of Mining Law & Contamination Events in BC

One day of research: 160 years of history This timeline was developed to show how colonial laws related to mining in BC have evolved – or stayed the same – across this time horizon. Law students from the University of >