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ECELAW is thrilled to see Executive Director Lisa Mitchell profiled in a Canadian Lawyer article on environmental non-profits in Canada.  "Lisa Mitchell, the only full-time staff lawyer at ECELAW in Halifax, grew up in rural areas and had early ambitions to be…
K’JIPUKTUK/HALIFAX – What would a different conversation about the relationship among race, place, space, and the environment in Indigenous and African Nova Scotian communities look like? How can we best acknowledge the links between environmental racism, climate change, climate justice, a…
In the 2016-2017 academic year, I volunteered for ECELAW as a Pro Bono student through the Schulich School of Law. Four other classmates and I were asked to find environmental law cases from throughout Atlantic Canada on issues, such as…
ECELAW is looking forward to taking part in KAIROS Canada's Reconciliation in Our Watershed event this week in Halifax!  On Thursday evening, ECELAW Executive Director, Lisa Mitchell will join a panel discussion on environmental racism at the Halifax North Memorial…
For Immediate Release - Sept. 26, 2017 K’JIPUKTUK/HALIFAX - A retired Environment Canada employee, and conservation and environmental law groups are calling for action from the federal government after Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) confirmed certain aquaculture activities result…