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JELP Article

This paper, published in the Journal of Environmental Law and Practice, provides an introduction to sources of Indigenous law and the theoretical underpinnings of Indigenous law-based approaches to contemporary environmental management in Canada.

Author: Jessica Clogg, Hannah Askew, Eugene Kung, Gavin Smith
Publication Date: September 2016
Pages: 24

Following commitments by Canada's federal government to formalize a moratorium on oil tankers along the Pacific north coast, Transport Canada initiated a public engagement process to invite Canadians to share their views about how best to protect the coastline and marine environment.

Author: Gavin Smith
Publication Date: September 2016
Pages: 11
EA Reform Summit Proceedings

In November 2015, the Ministers of Environment and Climate Change, Fisheries, Transport, Natural Resources, Indigenous and Northern Affairs, and Science were given the mandate to review Canada’s environmental assessment processes or to support that review.

Author: Anna Johnston, Staff Counsel
Publication Date: August 2016
Pages: 76

On Oceans Day 2016, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and

Author: Linda Nowlan
Publication Date: August 2016
Pages: 2

In June 2016, the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change announced that she would establish an independent expert panel to review Canada’s environmental assessment (EA) processes under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA 2012).

Author: Anna Johnston
Publication Date: July 2016
Pages: 6

The BC government is developing a strategy to better assess and manage the cumulative ecological and social effects of past, present and future developments.

Author: Jessica Clogg, Anna Johnston and Hannah Askew
Publication Date: June 2016
Pages: 6

Author: Gavin Smith, Alexandra Woodsworth, Karen Wristen
Publication Date: June 2016
Pages: 20

With the federal approval for the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipelines and tankers project set to expire at the end of 2016, the company requested a three-year extension on its certificate from the National Energy Board (NEB) and federal Cabinet.

Author: Gavin Smith
Publication Date: June 2016
Pages: 7
Protecting BC's Coast Infographic
 
Author: Linda Nowlan, Ecotrust Canada
Publication Date: May 2016
Pages: 4

Residents of northern British Columbia are

Author: Lindsay Staples, Hannah Askew
Publication Date: May 2016
Pages: 91

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