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West Coast Environmental Law reacts to interim report marine protected-area standards

Related NewsAug 21, 2018

VANCOUVER, BC, Coast Salish Territories – Lawyers at West Coast Environmental Law issued the following statement in response to the Interim Report of the National Advisory Panel on Marine Protected Area (MPA) Standards , released publicly today: “ ... Read More

The Haíłzaqv (Heiltsuk) First Nation live along the border of land and sea in the Great Bear Rainforest, photo by Ian McAllister for Pacific Wild

Tide turning on marine co-governance in Canada

August 8, 2018 Cooperative actions to explore and protect the deep sea Perhaps the best-known examples of cooperative marine governance agreements in Canada are in Haida territories on the north Pacific coast, where the exciting deep sea Northeast ... Read More

The Banks Island Gold Mine, which is on Gitxaała Nation territory, was ordered to cease operations in 2015 by the Ministry of the Environment due to permit and environmental infractions. Two years later, the province took the company to court.

Have your say on the future of environmental assessment in B.C.

Related NewsJun 29, 2018

Last week the BC government launched a public engagement period for reform of the province’s environmental assessment process. The engagement period lasts until July 30, 2018. The government is asking for your views on what the future of ... Read More

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