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West Coast LEAF's 10th annual CEDAW Report Card grades BC on nine issues impacting women’s human rights, including child protection, a new section this year. The Report Card assesses BC’s record in 2018 in relation to ...
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This Help Sheet explains the transition from provincial disability benefits (PWD) to Old Age Benefits.
View PDF from Disability Alliance BC (formerly BC Coalition of People with Disabilities)


This website is an online tool that helps to put a dollar figure on the out-of-pocket costs to individuals and families during a family law dispute. It uses typical stories and experiences to provide snapshots of family ...
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On behalf of the Agricultural Land Reserve Protection and Enhancement Committee, this report identifies flaws in recent decisions of British Columbia's Agricultural Land Commission and is the basis for a request to the ...
View PDF from Environmental Law Centre, University of Victoria


This brief – submitted to the Committee by West Coast Environmental Law and the Forum for Leadership on Water (FLOW) – establishes the need for national legal fish habitat protection standards, addresses the current ...
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In 2016, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard Dominic LeBlanc announced a 5-point plan to achieve our international commitment to conserve 10% of our oceans by 2020. This document outlines a ...
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This short publication outlines how best practices regarding regional strategic environmental assessment could be applied to proposed LNG development in British Columbia.
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This report prepared for the Canadian Cancer Society looks into laws around the world that regulate radon gas and what a system of regulation in British Columbia might entail.
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This report prepared for Living Oceans Society examines the potential financial liability Canadian taxpayers could face if there were a catastrophic oil tanker spill in the coastal waters of British Columbia’s north ...
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This paper prepared for Garry Oak Meadow Preservation Society paper examines British Columbia’s unique Garry oak ecosystem and examines legal and policy options that may exist to foster and protect it.
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