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The purpose of this paper is to examine the LRA and to outline the obligations placed upon charitable organisations. Secondly, we will examine the relationship between the LRA and charitable tax status.

Author: Gage, Andrew; Rolfe, Chris
Publication Date: December 2002
Pages: 16

The purpose of the Draft Community Charter is to provide more autonomy to, and require accountability from, municipalities. This allows municipalities to craft place-specific solutions that respond to local conditions.

Author: Curran, Deborah
Publication Date: December 2002
Pages: 26

We agree with the authors of the Discussion Paper that there are some significant problems with the current Act and its regulations.

Author: Gage, Andrew
Publication Date: November 2002
Pages: 15
What Are SLAPPs?
Author: West Coast Environmental Law
Publication Date: November 2002
Pages: 52

Strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPPs) are civil actions with little merit advanced with the intent of stifling participation in public policy and decision-making.

Author: Wilts, Rodney; Brandes, Oliver; Rogachevsky, Bram
Publication Date: November 2002
Pages: 52

The impacts of the Forest and Range Practices Act will be:

Author: West Coast Environmental Law
Publication Date: November 2002
Pages: 2

This brief contains the comments of West Coast Environmental Law in regard to the Interim Report of the Advisory Panel on Contaminated Sites, released on September 3, 2002. The panel was appointed by Joyce Murray, Minister of Water, Land and Air

Author: Rolfe, Chris; Haddock, Mark
Publication Date: October 2002
Pages: 15

On September 21, 2002, the BC government announced a sweeping review of the Waste Management Act, the law that regulates polluters in BC.

Changes discussed in the first of three discussion papers could mean that:

Author: West Coast Environmental Law
Publication Date: October 2002
Pages: 4

These notes have been prepared by Dr. Bates and published by West Coast Environmental Law in order to avoid repetition of errors in the health risk assessments for large facilities that cause air pollution.

Author: Bates, Dr. David B
Publication Date: October 2002
Pages: 4

Recent initiatives indicate that the government intends to shift the delivery of services from the public to the private sector in areas that have traditionally been off limits.

Author: Campbell, Karen
Publication Date: July 2002
Pages: 12

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