In June 2016, the federal government announced a major review of Canada’s environmental laws and processes – including environmental assessment (EA), the Fisheries Act, Navigation Protection Act and the National Energy Board. It's critical that we make the most of this opportunity, and we need some help from you.
Wondering how you can get more involved in efforts to safeguard nature, communities and the climate through law?
Check out this page for information and opportunities to take action by attending events, contacting decision-makers, participating in government processes and more.
This June – 18 months after Prime Minister Trudeau issued mandates to six Cabinet Ministers to fix four of Canada’s environmental laws, and after two Parliamentary Committee and two expert panel reviews – the federal government released its Environmental and Regulatory Reviews Discussion Paper.
In the global economy, each region looks for its competitive advantage. Why should businesses locate in BC, instead of (for example) Argentina? What industries will do well in BC, giving us jobs?
BC has long viewed its cheap and abundant resources as being its competitive advantage. But the incoming NDP/Green government has pledged to take a new look at the “emerging economy” through a new task force, as well as an “Innovation Commission.”
Looking for local climate action that can send a global message? Join us in forcing fossil fuel companies to confront the harm caused by their products.
Each of our communities is suffering from climate change, and facing a rising tide of increasing costs. Climate Law in our Hands is looking for people who will confront that reality and then demand accountability from the fossil fuel industry.
MiningWatch needs your help to ensure accountability for the Mount Polley tailings pond disaster.