This infographic explains why Canada's marine protected areas (MPAs) need updated and stronger legal protections.
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Human activities like fishing, shipping and oil exploration increasingly put pressure on our oceans and marine life.
This report, released by a coalition of leading Canadian environmental organizations, measures the federal government’s progress toward meeting its platform and mandate commitments on environmental issues across the country.
The BC government's commitment to revitalize the provincial environmental assessment regime presents an opportunity to introduce bold new reforms that will help build public trust, advance reconciliation and achieve sustainability.
This submission contains West Coast Environmental Law’s comments on the BC government’s 2018 Policy Intentions Paper on spill preparedness and response in BC.
In February 2018, the federal government tabled Bill C-69, which contained new legislation to replace the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012.
In February 2018, the federal government tabled Bill C-68, which contained crucial amendments to the Fisheries Act.
The Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy’s mandate letter commits him to “revitalize the environmental assessment process” in B
In February 2018, the federal government tabled Bill C-69, which contained proposed amendments to the renamed Canadian Navigable Waters Act (formerly the Navigation Protection Act).
For thousands of years, the Indigenous peoples of the place now known as British Columbia have protected and managed the lands and waters of their territories.