VANCOUVER, B.C. ─ A coalition of four environmental groups will hold a press conference on January 24, at 10:00 a.m.
Massive bill before Parliament further undermines Canadian democracy and environment, groups say in open letter
Vancouver. Samuel Harrison and Pippa Feinstein, two law students with the University of Alberta Law School in Edmonton, Alberta, have won the Second ever Twitter Moot (a legal appeal argued entirely over Twitter). The Twitter Moot, held today at 10 am PST/1pm EST, saw event Judges Michael Geist
Omnibus bill again hides big changes to environmental laws, subverting democracy, weakening protection of air, water, soil and ecosystems
Vancouver. West Coast Environmental Law today announced the teams selected to participate in its “World’s 2nd Twitter Moot” – a mock court case to be argued competitively over Twitter on November 20th. The five teams selected have two students each from Thompson Rivers University (Kamloops), Un
Vancouver - Critics of the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and tanker proposal welcomed today’s announcement by BC’s Official Opposition that there must be a “made in BC” decision on this project.
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.
Committee’s science-based approach is sound, but forest reserves should remain off limits to logging say environmental lawyers
West Coast Environmental Law announces national Twitter debate
Latest Enbridge Oil Spill Proves Once Again the Risks of the Northern Gateway Pipeline Are Too Great for the Project to Be Approved
Federal environmental assessment law passed Monday night will turn a blind eye to the potential human health and environmental impacts of many proposed projects.
Movement to protect nature and democracy in Canada will continue to build
Hundreds of websites darken for Black Out Speak Out
VANCOUVER – No fewer than 500 businesses and organizations and thousands of individual Canadians are uniting in collective defence of nature and democracy today as part of the Black Out Speak Out campaign.
Groups agree that silence not an option as attacks on nature and democracy continue
BLACK OUT SPEAK OUT
Fisheries Act changes shaping up to be ‘give-away’ to big oil and mining companies
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.
(Ottawa) Conservative MPs on the Committee reviewing the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA) have set out recommendations that follow the party line to further gut the federal environmental assessment process while failing to consider expert testimony to improve it, according to environm
Plans to roll back federal environmental reviews are reckless say environmental lawyers
Weak environmental laws jeopardize public health and safety and the integrity of First Nations consultation