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- West Coast’s Jessica Clogg recognized as one of Canada’s top legal minds
West Coast is proud to share the news that our Executive Director and Senior Counsel, Jessica Clogg, has been selected as one of Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canadian Lawyer Magazine. Announced in the magazine’s September 2020 issue, Jessica is featured in the “Changemakers” category … Read more »
- Join the Day of Action for a Green and Just Recovery
As Canada’s Parliament returns to session this fall, we must make sure that a green and just recovery is the government’s top priority. We don’t have a moment to lose – big polluters have been busy lobbying for bailouts and exemptions from environmental rules. Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland hol … Read more »
- Convictions against UBC for killing fish upheld, but questions remain
As a record low number of sockeye salmon are returning to the Fraser River and First Nations leaders are calling for an emergency closure of the fishery, concern about the health of the Fraser River watershed has likely never been higher. So, it was good to see the BC Supreme Court recently… … Read more »
- 2020 summer law students energizing our work at West Coast
Summer 2020 has been intense, to say the least – but luckily this summer we’ve had a group of dedicated law students to energize and inspire our work at West Coast. Each year we host a new group of lawyers-to-be, who assist with legal research, developing educational resources, legal aid support and … Read more »
- A strategic assessment, a climate test, and the spaces in between: who is left holding the SACC?
Why is Canada’s final Strategic Assessment of Climate Change (SACC) like a self-help book? They both contain helpful information, but at the end of the day, there’s no guarantee that they’ll influence real-life decisions. When Environment and Climate Change Canada released its final SACC in July, we … Read more »