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In 2016, the federal government launched a public review to modernize the National Energy Board (NEB), providing an important opportunity to strengthen the regulatory process and ensure that Canada continues to have a modern, efficient and effective regulator.

Author: Eugene Kung
Publication Date: March 2017
Pages: 20

Over 50 community groups from around BC - organizations focused on health, faith, human rights and environment - have asked BC's local governments to take action to hold the fossil fuel industry accountable for its role in the climate costs being caused by fossil fuel pollution.

Author: Andrew Gage
Publication Date: February 2017
Tanker Ban Brief 2017

In January 2016, West Coast Environmental Law Association released Keeping Our Coast Clean: Frequently Asked Questions About an Oil Tanker Ban on BC’s Pacific North Coast, in response to th

Author: Gavin Smith
Publication Date: January 2017
Pages: 14

On December 31, 2016 Environment Canada posted its notice of intent to establish the Scott Islands Marine National Wildlife Area.

Author: Linda Nowlan, Maryann Watson
Publication Date: January 2017
Pages: 9
Green Waterfront Design Charette Report

The Green Waterfront Design Charrette brought together design experts and staff from five British Columbia municipalities, including planners, engineers, sustainability specialists, emergency managers and biologists.

Author: Deborah Carlson, Deborah Harford et. al.
Publication Date: December 2016
Pages: 104

In September 2016, an Expert Panel launched a public review of Canada’s environmental assessment processes.

Author: Anna Johnston
Publication Date: December 2016
Pages: 36

In fall 2016, the federal government launched a Canada-wide consultation with charities and the public on the rules under which charities should be allowed to speak out in Canadian society.

Author: Jessica Clogg
Publication Date: November 2016
Pages: 19

In 2015, the mandate letters for both the Minister of Transport and Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and

Author: Andrew Gage
Publication Date: November 2016
Pages: 8

In fall 2016, the federal government began a review of changes to the Fisheries Act, with the aim o

Author: Linda Nowlan
Publication Date: November 2016
Pages: 36

West Coast Environmental La

Author: Decolonizing Water
Publication Date: October 2016
Pages: 2

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