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On November 21st, 2012, First Nations and environmental, recreation and grassroots groups supported by more than half a million Canadians issued an open letter opposing the federal government’s controversial second omnibus bill of 2012, Bill C-45.

Author: West Coast Environmental Law Association et al.
Publication Date: November 2012
Pages: 2

On November 7, 2012, Rachel Forbes of West Coast Environmental Law submitted comments to the Standing Committee on Envioronment and Sustainable Development on Division 21 of Bill C-45, which amends the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act 2012.

Author: Rachel Forbes
Publication Date: November 2012
Pages: 14

This publication is West Coast's written submission to the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources study of Divisions 4, 18 and 21 of Part 4 of omnibus budget Bill C-45.

Author: Rachel Forbes
Publication Date: November 2012
Pages: 10

West Coast's submissions to the federal environmental assessment Review Panel on its Draft Public Hearing Procedures and Draft Procedures for Requesting Confidentiality for the proposed New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project. 

Author: Rachel Forbes
Publication Date: September 2012
Pages: 5

Does the federal omnibus budget bill make the grade on environmental assessment?

Author: West Coast Environmental Law Association (R. Forbes & J. Clogg)
Publication Date: June 2012
Pages: 7

This publication is West Coast's written submission to the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources study of Part 3 of Bill C-38.

Author: Forbes, Rachel
Publication Date: June 2012
Pages: 11

On  May 31st, 2012, Rachel Forbes of West Coast Environmental Law had the opportunity to present to the Subcommittee of the Standing Committee on Finance on Part 3 of Bill C-38.  This publication is West Coast's written submission to the Subcommittee.

Author: Forbes, Rachel
Publication Date: May 2012
Pages: 11

The federal government's budget announcement in late March 2012 and the Budget Bill (C-38) that followed in April 2012 were surrounded with statements from the government on the intent of environmental law rollbacks.

Author: Jessica Clogg, Rachel Forbes
Publication Date: March 2012
Pages: 1