public interest Tag

When the lawyers were figuring out a theme for this issue of News Brief, I couldn’t bring myself to tell them I didn’t know what they meant by “standing.”  I’m sure I’m not the only person who isn’t clear on the concept. After reading and editing...

By Adam Driedzic Staff Counsel, Environmental Law Centre You don’t have to be an environmentalist to be concerned with this one.  For the second straight year, the federal budget bill passed with Trojan horse provisions unrelated to the budget.   The perennial target is the federal environmental...

By Cindy Chiasson It’s that list time of year…you know, top movies/songs/shows/stories/etc, etc, etc of the past year.  While most of those lists seem to be little more than space fillers for the media, every so often an item will catch my attention and I’ll think...