Bill 12, the Mining Rights Amendment Act, 1998, was introduced into the BC legislature on April 22nd and rushed through to Second Reading on April 29th. It appears to have been developed in closed door discussions with the mining industry.
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In the past, I have expressed less concern with international emissions trading than the clean development mechanism or joint implementation with developing countries.
Thank you Mr. Chair and Members of the Committee for inviting me here today. As you will know from the material we have provided, our Association has several broad concerns about the impacts of the Multilateral Agreement on Investment (MAI).
In December 1997, negotiators from all the Parties to the Framework Convention on Climate Change meeting at the Third Conference of the Parties to the Convention in Kyoto, Japan, successfully negotiated legally binding emission reduction commitments for nations the developed nations that are incl
This brief is in response to the Greater Vancouver Regional District's request for comments on the "Recommended Agreement on Transportation Governance and Funding for Greater Vancouver" (the "Agreement") which was negotiated between the Province of BC and
Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the draft Criteria for Substitution. We have had an opportunity to review the draft Criteria for Substitution set out in your memo of July 30, 1997, and have the following comments.
This brief is an addendum to West Coast Environmental Law Association's July 24th brief on proposed amendments to the administrative remedies provision in the Forest Practices Code of British Columbia Act.
This brief discusses proposed amendments to the administrative remedies provisions of the Forest Practices Code.
How well are we protecting fish and their habitat in BC? The numbers are not encouraging. The combined salmon catch for 1995 and 1996 is the lowest of any two year period in the last 35 years.
ENGOs perspectives on emissions trading are increasingly dependent on the details of individual emissions trading programs and judgments of whether a program's particular environmental pros and cons outweigh the pros and cons of "command and control" alternatives.