Environmental Law Alert Blog: ”Fighting not just for our children, but for your children too …”

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 A snow storm that blew through central Canada made this year’s March 19 Ottawa’s snowiest on record.  But there was more than weather to distinguish this as a historic date. In the evening, nine First Nations from across North America came together in a ceremony to mark the ever-growing opposition to ...

Environmental Law Alert Blog: Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Squamish Nation sign Save the Fraser Declaration

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 On Saturday, July 7 2012 the Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Squamish Nation signed onto the Save the Fraser Declaration. In doing so, Tsleil-Waututh and Squamish joined more than 100 First Nations in asserting their own Indigenous Laws which effectively ban Tar Sands projects throughout their territories, and put Kinder Morgan on notice ...

Environmental Law Alert Blog: Headlines, Pipelines and Time Spent on the Front Lines

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 Reflections of two legal interns from Australia As part of our internship with West Coast Environmental Law, we recently travelled with staff counsel to some of the Northern BC communities that would be affected by the proposed Enbridge pipelines and supertankers project,  to the community hearings being currently being held by ...