Environmental Law Alert Blog: Catching up with science: Salmon biodiversity and Aboriginal fisheries rights in BC

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 At West Coast Environmental Law, we are passionate about collaboration and integrating science with law. When new, ground-breaking studies are published in the scientific world, it presents a unique opportunity to identify the implications this might have on shaping and influencing laws. A recent study, “Species and population diversity in Pacific ...

Environmental Law Alert Blog: Catching up with science: Salmon biodiversity and Aboriginal fisheries rights in BC

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 At West Coast Environmental Law, we are passionate about collaboration and integrating science with law. When new, ground-breaking studies are published in the scientific world, it presents a unique opportunity to identify the implications this might have on shaping and influencing laws. A recent study, “Species and population diversity in Pacific ...

Environmental Law Alert Blog: Election 2013 – On protecting BC’s Salmon

Thursday, May 2, 2013 Earlier this year, the BC Legislature declared the Pacific Salmon to be BC’s official fish.  Which is no doubt nice for the salmon.  But even nicer would be real legal protection for the salmon.  With the platforms from all four parties now available, what are candidates proposing to do to protect ...

Environmental Law Alert Blog: Election 2013 – On protecting BC’s Salmon

Thursday, May 2, 2013 Earlier this year, the BC Legislature declared the Pacific Salmon to be BC’s official fish.  Which is no doubt nice for the salmon.  But even nicer would be real legal protection for the salmon.  With the platforms from all four parties now available, what are candidates proposing to do to protect ...

Environmental Law Alert Blog: Cohen Commission: Put Wild Salmon First!

Friday, November 2, 2012 The final report of the Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River was released on October 31st, contrary to rumours that the document would not be made public.  The report, while not finding any single cause of declining Fraser River sockeye, made 75 recommendations about ...