The federal government is preparing to introduce its 2022 budget, considering funding decisions that will have major implications on Canada’s ability to address key environmental and social justice priorities in the coming years.
Environmental Law Alert Blog
Through our Environmental Law Alert blog, West Coast keeps you up to date on the latest developments and issues in environmental law. This includes:
- proposed changes to the law that will weaken, or strengthen, environmental protection;
- stories and situations where existing environmental laws are failing to protect the environment; and
- emerging legal strategies that could be used to protect our environment.
The start of a New Year is a time for reflection as much as it is a time for celebration.
With Election 2021 behind us, the Liberal Party of Canada is now beginning its third term in office with another minority government.
West Coast has reviewed the party’s ocean commitments in its election platform and assessed how they measure against the work that needs to be done. We identified a few glaring holes, many important and encouraging commitments, and several high-level statements whose effectiveness will depend on the details.
This election, vote for a healthier, more just and sustainable future.
This year will live in our memory as one of surprises, uncertainty, kindness, and the power of community.
In the coming days, BC Premier John Horgan will appoint his cabinet.
With just over a week to go until election day, are you reading the election platforms of BC’s main parties?
British Columbia is in the middle of an election and the three main parties have recently released their election platforms (NDP,
As Canada’s Parliament returns to session this fall, we must make sure that a green and just recovery is the government’s top priority. We don’t have a moment to lose – big polluters have been busy lobbying for bailouts and exemptions from environmental rules.