Law, Policy, & Standards

Environmental groups call for cleaner BC mining

Environmental groups call for cleaner BC mining

The groups are urging the BC government and mining companies to commit to better practices and stronger regulations to protect communities from industrial pollution.

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Wilderness Committee back in court to fight injunction

Wilderness Committee back in court to fight injunction

Logging company is seeking to bar public access to BC’s Walbran Valley.

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BC’s Cap and Trade Act scrapped to allow for LNG development

BC’s Cap and Trade Act scrapped to allow for LNG development

Legislation coming into force on January 1 allows BC’s greenhouse gas emissions from LNG to rise.

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Federal environmental bill of rights tabled on eve of Human Rights Day

Federal environmental bill of rights tabled on eve of Human Rights Day

Environmental groups call on federal politicians to come together across party lines in support of environmental rights.

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Leading Canadians call for investigation of climate change denier groups

Leading Canadians call for investigation of climate change denier groups

False representations from well-funded climate change deniers mislead Canadians and violate the Competition Act.

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Manitoba Premier urged to ban mining in provincial parks

Manitoba Premier urged to ban mining in provincial parks

The Wilderness Committee delivered over 3,600 letters regarding the government’s Nopiming Provincial Park Draft Management Plan.

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Supreme Court of Canada asked to weigh in on environmental assessments

Supreme Court of Canada asked to weigh in on environmental assessments

Public interest groups appeal to highest court in Canada to overturn damaging precedent for major project reviews.

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Ontario Government not charging full cost for water

Ontario Government not charging full cost for water

Acting Environmental Commissioner in Ontario says the government is not recovering costs for water supplied to industry.

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Canada Scores a “C” on Sustainability

Canada Scores a “C” on Sustainability

Report Card released on the opening of the UN Sustainable Development Summit.

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Environmental groups win right to appeal endangered species decision

Environmental groups win right to appeal endangered species decision

Industry exemptions from Endangered Species Act unlawful, groups say.

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