British Columbia has one of the most varied and magnificent wildlife populations in North America. Seventy per cent of all native Canadian fauna breed in British Columbia. Although provinces like Ontario and Quebec are larger than British Columbia, B.C.
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n November 1990, WCELA lawyers William Andrews and Ann Hillyer prepared a brief on recommendations for improvements to Bill C-78, which was presented to the Legislative Committee examining Bill C-78.
West Coast Environmental Law Research Foundation is a non-profit society that provides legal research and education to promote protection of the environment and public participation in environmental decision-making.
One legacy of British Columbia's past reliance on hazardous substances is widespread contamination of land.
These comments on Draft 10 of the Pulp Mill and Pulp and Paper Mill Liquid Effluent Control Regulations are submitted on behalf of the attached list of 54 organizations and individuals concerned about pollution from pulp and paper mills.
This brief makes recommendations for improving Bill C-74, an Act to Amend the Fisheries Act and to Amend the Criminal Code in Consequence Thereof. The recommendations are summarized in the first part of the brief.
This report is the third of a three part series on toxic contamination of land in British Columbia. Volume One identifies the key issues involved. Volume Two discusses the main principles governing liability for contaminated land in British Columbia today.
This report is the second of a three part series on toxic contamination of land in British Columbia. Volume I identifies the key issues involved. Volume III sets out a draft statute on prevention and clean-up of pollution.
We note that the explanatory note states, "the right of the individual to have his or her personal information ..." (emphasis added). The use of this non-sexist language is very welcome.
This brief provides comments on provincial proposals for amendments to Bill C-78. It follows WCELA's November 9, 1990, brief on Recommendations for Improvement of Bill C-78.