Narrow Federal Court of Appeal decision is a blow for reconciliation and sustainability, lawyers say
VANCOUVER, BC, Coast Salish Territories – The federal government’s “first step” to proceed with the Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project fails to address the critical issue of Indigenous consultation, says West Coast Environmental Law.
OTTAWA – A report released today by the leaders of Canada’s top environmental organizations reviews the progress of the federal government in meeting its platform and mandate commitments on environmental issues across the country.
Estok-Na Territory/Houston, Texas – Indigenous leadership from Canada made an emergency trip to the Kinder Morgan AGM in Houston this morning to present an overview of Indigenous opposition to the proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion.
Vancouver, BC, Coast Salish Territories – Today environmental leaders from across Canada will converge at ground zero for the Kinder Morgan pipeline and tankers project, on the water in Burrard Inlet.
Unceded Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver BC - British Columbians deserve the same federal climate review for the Kinder Morgan pipeline project as was promised for Energy East, says a diverse group of BC First Nations, local groups and citizens.
VANCOUVER, BC, Coast Salish Territories – The Tsleil-Waututh Nation has launched a new campaign targeting potential investors in the Kinder Morgan pipeline highlighting the legal and political risks of the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline ahead of the company's IPO.
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VANCOUVER, COAST SALISH TERRITORIES– The Federal Court of Canada has ruled that Canada failed to uphold its constitutional duties to the Mikisew Cree First Nation when it rammed through sweeping changes to federal environmental laws in 2012.
First Nations, 2 in 3 British Columbians deny Northern Gateway permission to proceed
Members of the press are invited to attend a joint announcement in Vancouver by a coalition of First Nations and ci
Latest Enbridge Oil Spill Proves Once Again the Risks of the Northern Gateway Pipeline Are Too Great for the Project to Be Approved
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (January 18, 2012) - Jessica Clogg, Executive Director and Senior Counsel at West Coast Environmental Law issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement that President Obama’s has reject
Alliance of five First Nations attend BMO AGM to dissuade bank from backing project that would harm rivers
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Dogwood Initiative, Forest Ethics, West Coast Environmental Law Association, Living Oceans Society.
“Our lands and waters are not for sale, not at any price.”
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Delegation says oil tankers threaten coastal economies and communities.
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L’appel à l'interdiction de pétroliers sur la côte nord du Pacifique s'intensifie : les Premières nations et les industries côtières unissent leurs forces à Ottawa et font pression pour une nouvelle loi
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Vancouver - The provincial government’s decision to move ahead on the Site C dam is irresponsible given the massive environmental and socioeconomic impacts of the proposed hydroelectric project.
Vancouver/Coast Salish Territory - Several First Nations peoples on the Central and North Pacific Coast and Haida Gwaii issued a Declaration this week banning Tar Sands crude oil tankers from their territories, citing the potentially devastating risk of oil spills associated with