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The Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA 2012) is not working for the environment, the public, or industry.

Author: Anna Johnston, Staff Counsel
Publication Date: November 2015
Pages: 6

An open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change regarding the NEB process.

Author: open letter
Publication Date: November 2015
Pages: 4

Without a strong suite of environmental laws, we are vulnerable to the escalating impacts of climate change, irresponsible resource development and the erosion of democracy.

Author: Anna Johnston
Publication Date: October 2015
Pages: 7
Our analysis of relevant Canadian federal le
Author: Anna Johnston
Publication Date: October 2015
Pages: 12

The inclusion of environmental flow needs (“EFNs”) in the Water Sustainability Act (“WSA”) is a significant step forward in the management of our water resources in British Columbia.

Author: West Coast Environmental Law
Publication Date: October 2015
Pages: 5

Charities make an important contribution to society and they should be provided with the space to do so effectively.

Author: Seventeen Canadian Organizations
Publication Date: September 2015
Pages: 5

British Columbia has demonstrated to the world that it is possible to drive down carbon pollution while growing the economy. Policies like the carbon tax, clean electricity standard and renewable and low-carbon fuel requirements regulation have helped to drive this change.

Author: Energy Forum
Publication Date: August 2015
Pages: 5
The eighteen legal challenges to the federal
Author: Gavin Smith, Justine Desmond
Publication Date: July 2015

On October 23, 2014,

Author: Anna Johnston
Publication Date: December 2014
Pages: 4

As part of a broader review of the process of environmental assessment (EA) in British Columbia, the Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) sought stakeholder advice on key performance indicators (KPIs) and measures.

Author: Anna Johnston
Publication Date: November 2014
Pages: 8

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