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Legal e-Brief Archive

The Legal e-Brief is the monthly e-newsletter of West Coast Environmental Law Association. When you subscribe, we'll keep you informed with timely updates on environmental law issues, our latest work and the services we provide – as well as showcasing the work of our sister organizations, the West Coast Environmental Law Research Foundation and the Environmental Dispute Resolution Fund.

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Past issues:


December: Making it through 2020 together
November: Cozy up with enviro law resources this season
October: Ready, set, vote!
September: A wave of momentum in difficult times
August: Take action to shape the future you want
July: How we're staying hopeful
June: We can't go back to normal
May: COVID-19 recovery must include climate action
April: Earth Day turns 50!
March: Coming together for the health of our communities
February: What's the price of a pipeline?
January: Wet’suwet’en law in the spotlight

December: Trans Mountain court hearings, explained
November: Celebrating environmental legal aid in BC
October: Vote for the environment on election day
September: Take action this September
August: Speak up – LOUD – on climate change during Election 2019
July: Big wins for nature and the climate
June: Trans Mountain approval in a climate emergency?
May: Time is running out for the tanker ban – act now
April: Speaking up for caribou, communities and the coast
March: Inside the NEB’s recycled Trans Mountain report
February: Global problems need global solutions
January: The Unist’ot’en standoff: A legal perspective
December: What a year it's been at West Coast!
November: We’ve got a case of déjà vu
October: Canada’s environmental laws need your help
September: Trans Mountain, you've been quashed.
August: How Indigenous laws help protect lands, waters and wildlife
July: Your chance to help shape laws for environmental assessment and ocean protection
June: What does Canada's Kinder Morgan deal mean for taxpayers?
May: Big wins for free speech and a healthy coast
April: Speak up for an oil-free coast
March: Stay in the flow this World Water Day
February: Riding the wave of change in Canada's environmental laws
January: Environmental decisions are too important to leave to industry professionals
December: Answers to your legal questions: farmed fish, wildfires & professional reliance
November: How NAFTA could affect Canada's climate plans
October: Hit the road, Kinder Morgan: Court hearings explained in highway signs
September: Watch our new video: Living Indigenous environmental laws
August: We want strong laws for fish. Will you join us?
July: BC wildfires and the rising costs of climate change
June: BC's legal toolbox to confront Kinder Morgan
May: What's your vision for the ocean in 2020?
April: Are political donations affecting BC's environment?
March: Demand justice for the Mount Polley mine disaster
February: Revitalizing Indigenous laws to protect the environment
January: We're excited for 2017 - How about you?