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Our key partners and some useful resources are found below: 


POLIS maintains partnerships with many different organizations through current and past projects and activities, including (in alphabetical order): 

Adaptation to Climate Change Team (ACT) at Simon Fraser University
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Canadian Water and Wastewater Association
Canadian Water Network
Clayoquout Biosphere Trust
Common Energy
Convening for Action on Vancouver Island (CAVI)
Credit Valley Conservation
Dogwood Initiative (formerly Forest Futures)
Environmental Law Clinic
Environmental Sustainability Research Centre, Brock University
Forum for Leadership on Water (FLOW)
Forum on Privatization and the Public Domain
Great Lakes United/Union Saint-Laurent Grands Lacs
Hul’qumi’num Treaty Group
International Network of Forests and Communities
Intellectual Property Issues and Cultural Heritage Project
International Society of Ethnobiology
Living Lakes Canada
Project for the Protection and Repatriation of First Nation Cultural Heritage
Regional District of Nanaimo Drinking Water and Watershed Protection Program
Smart Growth BC
Tofino Botanical Gardens and Clayoquot Field Station
UVic Sustainability Project
Water Policy and Governance Group




Clayoquot Biosphere Trust
Clayoquot Sound Central Region Board
Forests and Oceans for the Future
International Network of Forests and Communities
Habitat Acquisition Trust
Land Conservancy of BC

Urban Sustainability

BC Cycling Coalition
Common Ground Community Mapping Project
Sustainability within a Generation

Environmental Law

Sierra Legal Defence Fund
West Coast Environmental Law
Environmental Law Centre Society
Unnatural Law

Food and Agriculture

City Farmer
Farm Folk City Folk
Greater Victoria Compost Education Centre
Lifecycles Project Society


BC Council for International Cooperation
BC Environmental Network
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Canadian Community Economic Development Network
Canadian Environmental Network
Conservation Connection
David Suzuki Foundation
Eco-Lumber Co-op
International Society for Environmental Ethics
Living Knowledge
Social Planning and Research Council of BC
The Gaia Project
Vancouver Island Public Interest Research Group (VIPIRG)

Page last updated: 02/21/2013