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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2018 NAFTA tribunal exceeded its jurisdiction when it made a determination on what a Canadian environmental assessment panel can decide, groups say. OTTAWA — Environmental groups are in court today to help Canada…
Independent Environmental AssessmentPetroleum Boards In the 1984 Hiberina Reference the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Newfoundland does not have jurisdiction over the continental shelf. That decision led the federal government and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador to negotiate a…
  The Dalhousie Black Law Students' Association, Dalhousie Indigenous Law Students' Association, Environmental Law Students' Society, and Halifax Central Library invite you to join them for a panel discussion on environmental racism in Nova Scotia. Hear about grassroots and community…
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…