[Sust-mar] Celebrating Victories in Environmental Law: The Status Quo is Not an Option on Oct. 26

Tamara Lorincz tlorincz at dal.ca
Mon Oct 4 23:47:24 EDT 2010


 "Celebrating Victories in Environmental Law: The Status Quo is Not an

A special evening to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Ecojustice Canada
(formerly Sierra Legal Defence Fund), the nation's leading non-profit
organization using the law to protect and restore the Canadian environment.
Enjoy presentations, local organic hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction and an
exclusive guided tour of the Museum's new exhibit Canada's Waterscapes. 

Celebration Reception
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Museum of Natural History
1747 Summer St. Halifax

Key note speakers: 
			The Honourable Constance R. Glube, OC, ONS, QC,
Former Nova Scotia Supreme Court Chief Justice and Chair, Natural Resources
Strategy 2010 Phase II Steering Panel 
			"A Natural Balance: Working Towards a New Natural
Resource Strategy for Nova Scotia"

			Devon Page, Executive Director, Ecojustice Canada 

Special Guests:	
			Hon. John MacDonell, Nova Scotia Minister of Natural
Resources (invited)	

			Deborah Carver, Executive Director, East Coast
Environmental Law Association 

			Mark Butler, Policy Director, Ecology Action Centre

Moderator:		Liz Crocker, Owner, P'Lovers Environmental Store 

Tickets: 		$40 regular / $20 student or low income (limited
seating only 100 tickets available)

Tickets available for purchase at P'lovers Environmental Store, 5657 Spring
Garden Road and the Nova Scotia Environmental Network, 3115 Veith St. and
online: www.ecojustice.ca For more information, please call ECELAW (902)

Organized by: Ecojustice Canada, East Coast Environmental Law Association
(ECELAW), Nova Scotia Environmental Network (NSEN), and the Museum of
Natural History. With support from P'lovers Environmental Store and the
Chronicle Herald. 

"Ecojustice Canada's incredible work over the past twenty years cannot be
overstated. With offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa and Toronto,
Ecojustice has represented citizens and community groups across the country
pro bono at all levels of court. Ecojustice has initiated law reform and
secured far reaching precedents in the areas of environmental assessments,
public consultations, the precautionary principle, endangered species,
critical habitat protection, the polluter pays principle and public health -
this is a legacy that benefits us all."

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