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Nova Scotia to Hire a Prosecutor to Focus on Environmental Law

Nova Scotia has announced that the province will soon hire a prosecutor to focus on environmental law, including enforcing protections of the province’s water...

Report: More Enforcement Needed to Lower Residential Flood Risk

The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction reports that better coordination and enforcement of municipal efforts to curb private lot flood risk is needed. The...

Exercising the Human Right to Water and Sanitation

When the human right to life-sustaining drinking water and healthy sanitation is violated, anyone can call their governments to account. Those whose rights were...

New Report Highlights Water Governance Gaps in B.C.

The POLIS Project on Ecological Governance has released a new report that highlights what's needed to implement watershed-based governance in British Columbia. The report entitled, Illumination: Insights...

Turn of the Century

It’s almost impossible nowadays to open a newspaper or listen to a newscast without finding at least one article or report focussing on the...

Getting Creative with the Law

We’re big fans of creative sentences—it’s no surprise, since Dianne helped to develop them 30 years ago. They flow from three basic observations about...

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