UVic Law Student Lands 'Big One' with Pipeline Hearings

It didn't take long for Anthony Ho to decide what project he wanted to work on as part of his environmental law class this semester at the University of Victoria.

The third-year student jumped at the chance to work with Prof. Chris Tollefson and clients B.C. Nature and Nature Canada as interveners into the National Energy Board hearings into the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline.

"At the end of the day I was very lucky to be able to land this one," he said in an interview Friday at the Ramada. "This is Enbridge, this is the most important environmental issue in Canada right now and I can think of no other place I'd rather be."

The 25-year-old from Richmond is enrolled in the environmental law clinic course, a hands-on seminar which gives students the chance to work on real-world cases as part of the Environmental Law Centre at the university.

Read the full article in The Prince George Citizen.