Environmental Law Alert Blog: 2017: A Look Ahead

Thursday, January 5, 2017 Check out our short video to meet some of our talented lawyers and see what we're most excited about for 2017! From providing legal aid for communities to defend their environment, to revitalizing Indigenous laws, and holding fossil fuel companies accountable for their role in climate change – this year the ...

Environmental Law Alert Blog: Caring for the Salish Sea

Monday, December 19, 2016 At West Coast we’re buckling down to protect the Salish Sea, the global atmosphere, and future generations – a journey that will take us through 2017 and likely well beyond.  My colleague Eugene Kung has described the new phase of efforts to stop the Kinder Morgan expansion. At the same time, we are ...

Cowichan Conversations: Naomi Klein Speaks Out About The Kinder Morgan Pipeline To Vancouver

Here is a video taken over the Labour Day Weekend in North Vancouver. Naomi Klein may be best known for her book, ‘The Shock Doctrine.’ Well the good news is that she has joined the fight against reckless pipeline construction and increased tanker traffic through the port of Vancouver.

Harper Valley: Tanker Delivers Hooligan Oil to Coast Salish People

Kitimat – A large tanker carrying hooligan oil set forth from Kitimat to the Burrard Inlet in the Salish Sea.  The hooligan run was a bumper crop so it was arranged that the S.S. Minnow would set forth with the oil and in exchange the Squamish and Tseil-Waatuth would ship back an excess of salmon ...