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February 19, 2012

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (February 20, 2012) – Leading public health physicians, environmental lawyers and academics warned today against haphazard federal attempts to undermine environmental reviews for projects like Enbridge’s controversial Northern Gateway oil tanker and pipeline plan, caut

Topics: Canada's Environmental Reviews
February 13, 2012

Toronto.  Nicole Petersen and Emelia Baack, two students at the University of York’s Osgoode Hall Law School, gearing up to participate in the world’s first ever Twitter Moot, scheduled for 21st February at 1pm EST.  The Twitter Moot, a project of West Coast Environmen

February 13, 2012

Victoria.  Matthew Nefstead and Jenn Cameron, two students at the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Law, are gearing up to participate in the world’s first ever Twitter Moot, scheduled for 21st February at 10 am PST.  The Twitter Moot, a project of West Coast Environ

February 13, 2012

Ottawa.  Yana Banzen and Kowlasar Misir, two students at the University of Ottawa’s Law School, are gearing up to participate in the world’s first ever Twitter Moot, scheduled for 21st February at 1pm EST.  The Twitter Moot, a project of West Coast Environmental Law, i

Topics: Indigenous Law
February 13, 2012

Vancouver.  Hamish Stewart and Matthew Kalkman, two students at the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Law, are putting the finishing touches on their written legal arguments for the world’s first ever Twitter Moot, scheduled for 21st February at 10am PST.  Th

February 13, 2012

Halifax.  Michele Charles and Kristen Balcom, two students at the University of Dalhousie’s Schulich Law School, are hard at work preparing for the world’s first ever Twitter Moot, scheduled for 21st February at 2pm AST.  The Twitter Moot, a project of West Coast Envir

January 24, 2012

Vancouver.  With four weeks to go until the World’s first-ever legal appeal argued over Twitter, the event’s host, West Coast Environmental Law, has announced that noted lawyer and Law Professor Kathleen Mahoney of the University of Calgary will be the third and final judge of the event.  Profess

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 8, 2012

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (Jan. 9, 2012) - A poll released today by BC environmental groups shows that almost 75 percent of British Columbians are worried about foreign investment in Canadian natural resources.

Topics: Strong Environmental Laws
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
December 12, 2011

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Topics: Environmental Legal Aid, Indigenous Law, Lands & Forests
November 28, 2011

Ottawa/Vancouver -  Environmental groups across Canada are expressing shock over the abrupt termination of the Parliamentary review of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA).

Topics: Canada's Environmental Reviews
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
October 18, 2011

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Topics: Canada's Environmental Reviews
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

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