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Are you passionate about environmental issues? Do you have a flair for the written word? Are you up for the challenge of building an online audience using 140 characters or less? The East Coast Environmental Law Association (ECELAW) is seeking applications…
Press Release July 27, 2017  Nova Scotia’s Public Prosecution Service has taken over the Harrietsfield private prosecution. Action by the public prosecutor comes two months after Harrietsfield resident Marlene Brown launched the first private prosecution of an environmental offence in…
Thursday, October 26th - Friday, October 27th    What would a different conversation about the relationship between race, place, space, and the environment in Indigenous and Black communities look like? How can we best acknowledge the links between environmental racism,…
  From June 13-15, Mike Kofahl, ECELAW’s Articled Clerk, traveled to Ottawa to attend the Oceans 20 – Oceans Act Workshop. The event, which was organized and hosted by West Coast Environmental Law in partnership with the Canadian Parks and…
   Photo: Natasha Kruitwagen In the spring of 2016, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development launched a review of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA). This week, the Committee tabled its Report: a hefty document…