Legal e-Brief Archive

The Legal e-Brief is the monthly e-newsletter of West Coast Environmental Law Association. When you subscribe, we'll keep you informed with timely updates on environmental law issues, our latest work and the services we provide – as well as showcasing the work of our sister organizations, the West Coast Environmental Law Research Foundation and the Environmental Dispute Resolution Fund.

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Past issues:

2024
May: Confronting the Climate Crisis
April: Protecting the planet from plastic
March: Springing into action
February: Love letter for environmental justice
January: Climate change hits the courtroom

2023
December: An action-packed end to 2023
November: Big moves for biodiversity in BC
October: Courtroom drama over enviro laws
September: Climate action can't wait
August: The power of Indigenous law in protecting nature
July: Is Canada still the cruise industry's toilet bowl?
June: For the love of fish
May: Tackling industry pollution – at sea and in the atmosphere
April: Gitxaała Nation's legal challenge for mining justice heats up
March: Defending nature at the Supreme Court
February: 8 ocean wins for struggling sea life
January: Riding the wave of momentum for conservation

2022
December: Indigenous-led conservation in the spotlight at COP15
November: Building back better together, a year after BC floods
October: What happened to no more public money for Trans Mountain?
September: Canada's proposed emissions cap, explained
August: Nature nourishes – let's give back
July: Summer updates from West Coast
June: We're getting ready to Sue Big Oil
May: Indigenous laws in action
April: Celebrate Earth Week by taking action
March: Channeling climate worry into solutions
February: Love and Litigation
January: How we can prepare for future years of climate disaster