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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
February 3, 2011

Vancouver, BC - Calvin Sandborn has been awarded the Dr. Andrew Thompson Award by West Coast Environmental Law for his contribution to environmental protection and sustainability in British Columbia. 

February 1, 2011

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West Coast Environmental Law is presenting the Dr. Andrew Thompson award to an environmental lawyer who has demonstrated an outstanding contribution to environmental protection and sustainability in British Columbia.

January 5, 2011

 

District of Central Saanich repeals bylaw, pays court costs for neighbourhood group

Topics: Environmental Legal Aid, Green Communities
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
September 1, 2010

Vancouver, BC—Twelve environmental groups are calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to save Fish Lake, home to 80,000 rainbow trout and sacred to the Tsilhqot’in First Nations.

Topics: Canada's Environmental Reviews, Indigenous Law
July 7, 2010

Vancouver, BC—Senate National Finance Committee heeds objections from conservation groups and votes to cut sections from federal budget that would severely weaken environmental assessment in Canada.

Topics: Canada's Environmental Reviews
June 20, 2010

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

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Topics: Climate and Energy

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