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August 16, 2012

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - A refinery in Kitimat is the latest attempt to build support for the Northern Gateway pipeline that has been fiercely opposed by First Nations, communities, and people across BC.

Topics: Climate and Energy
August 12, 2012

West Coast Environmental Law announces national Twitter debate

Topics: Climate and Energy
July 29, 2012

Latest Enbridge Oil Spill Proves Once Again the Risks of the Northern Gateway Pipeline Are Too Great for the Project to Be Approved

Topics: Climate and Energy, Indigenous Law
March 28, 2012

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (March 29, 2012) - Jessica Clogg, Executive Director and Senior Counsel at the West Coast Environmental Law Association issued the following statement in response to today’s budget, which included rollbacks of long-standing legal protections for the environment.

Topics: Climate and Energy, Canada's Environmental Reviews
March 27, 2012

Topics: Climate and Energy, Canada's Environmental Reviews, Indigenous Law
January 17, 2012

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

Topics: Indigenous Law, Climate and Energy
January 4, 2012

VANCOUVER – One of Canada’s oldest environmental law organisations responds to attack ads linked to a top oil sands firm suggesting that the venerable provider of environmental legal aid services is driven by US funde

Topics: Climate and Energy, Tar Sands, Pipelines & Tankers
November 16, 2011

Vancouver.  West Coast Environmental Law, a non-profit environmental law organization, today released a report – Professionals and Climate Change: How professional asso

Topics: Climate and Energy
November 16, 2011

VANCOUVER - Josh Paterson, staff lawyer at West Coast Environmental Law Association, made the following statement in response to learning tha

Topics: Canada's Environmental Reviews, Climate and Energy
June 20, 2011

Groups Petition Auditor General’s Office for Answers

Topics: Climate and Energy
June 7, 2011

Official Opposition’s first policy announcement is a bid to protect Pacific coast from oil tankers spills

Topics: Climate and Energy
April 27, 2011

Victoria, B.C. — Just days before the federal election, new polling results indicate 78.9 per cent of British Columbians support a ban on oil tanker traffic in B.C.’s inside coastal waters.

Topics: Climate and Energy
March 21, 2011

Alliance of five First Nations attend BMO AGM to dissuade bank from backing project that would harm rivers

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Topics: Indigenous Law, Climate and Energy
March 20, 2011

Minister Kent says Federal Review Panel to be re-appointed for environmental assessment of major project

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Topics: Climate and Energy
February 23, 2011

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Topics: Climate and Energy, Indigenous Law
February 15, 2011

Dogwood Initiative, Forest Ethics, West Coast Environmental Law Association, Living Oceans Society.

Topics: Climate and Energy, Indigenous Law
December 15, 2010

“Our lands and waters are not for sale, not at any price.”

Topics: Indigenous Law, Climate and Energy
December 13, 2010

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Topics: Climate and Energy
December 6, 2010

For immediate release: December 7, 2010

Environmental groups praise support for today's vote

 

Topics: Climate and Energy
November 29, 2010

Pour diffusion immédiate : Le 30 novembre 2010

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

Topics: Indigenous Law, Climate and Energy
November 29, 2010

For Immediate Release: November 30, 2010

Delegation says oil tankers threaten coastal economies and communities.

Topics: Climate and Energy, Indigenous Law
October 24, 2010

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Topics: Climate and Energy, Canada's Environmental Reviews, Lands & Forests, Indigenous Law
September 30, 2010

Vancouver BC—On Friday afternoon, the Chiefs of the First Nations Summit of BC, representing a majority of First Nations and Tribal Councils in BC, stated that the

Topics: Climate and Energy, Indigenous Law
June 20, 2010

Announcement brings B.C. one step closer to a legislated ban

For Immediate Release

Topics: Climate and Energy

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