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Environmental Law Centre, University of Victoria

The Environmental Law Centre Society provides research and advocacy on public interest environmental issues. Operating under the supervision of a senior environmental lawyer, our students provide pro bono legal representation and legal assistance to community/conservation groups and First Nations; produce citizen handbooks and other public legal education materials; and advocate on a wide range of environmental law reform issues.

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Green Bylaws Toolkit for Conserving Sensitive Ecosystems and Green Infrastructure

This comprehensive resource will help local governments protect threatened ecosystems. The Toolkit explains how to use a myriad of tools—from planning to regulatory bylaws—to protect wetlands, grasslands and other ...
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A Citizen's Guide to Freedom of Information (FOI): How to Get Government Documents

Knowledge is power. Thus layperson's guide to British Columbia's Freedom of Information legislation will help readers get documents and other information from provincial and local governments, educational institutions, ...
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Environmental Laws: A Field Guide for BC's Central and North Coast and Haida Gwaii

This field guide summarizes techniques that First Nations Guardian Watchmen (environmental monitors) can use to investigate environmental offences and the major environmental offences that apply on Haida Gwaii and the ...
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Responding to Finfish Aquaculture in Your Territory: A 'How to' Guide for First Nations

This guide is intended as a resource for aboriginal communities in British Columbia who are preparing for or involved in a finfish aquaculture consultation process.
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