The ELC Blog

Habitat Matters: Habitat laws, challenges and new directions   Join the ELC for a webinar on its Habitat reports on November 28, 2019 at noon: Register here. Habitat is essential to the survival of all species. Our activities across the landscape have a significant impact on the habitat...

For Access to Justice week in Alberta (https://www.albertaaccesstojustice.com/) the ELC looks at how access to justice plays out in the environmental context.   What is Environmental Justice? Environmental justice, sometimes called environmental racism, is “the intentional siting of hazardous waste sites, landfills, incinerators and polluting industries in areas...

Impact Assessment, the Canadian Energy Regulator & Navigable Waters: An Overview of what was Bill C-69  and now is Law   What is Bill C-69? In response to significant changes made to federal environmental laws in 2012 by the previous government, the Liberal Party made an election campaign promise...

  THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT Alberta has a crisis on its hands. A mountain of environmental obligations exists across the Alberta landscape. These obligations take the form of abandonment and reclamation (and remediation) requirements for the oil and gas sector; a sector under a cash crunch....

The Environmental Law Centre and EcoJustice jointly present Legal Tools for a Healthy Environment: A WORKSHOP FOR ENGOS   This one-day workshop, being held in both Calgary and Edmonton, is designed to help groups working in the environmental sector become more familiar with the legal tools available...

The Environmental Law Centre is seeking a lawyer with 3+ years of experience to fill a term position as Staff Counsel in our Edmonton office.  Our activities focus on law reform, research and public legal education in areas of environmental and natural resources law.  Staff Counsel...