Category Archives : Law reform


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Gas Control: Closing Gaps in How We Manage Common Appliances with GHG Gases

Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) are synthetic gases that are primarily used for refrigerants, air conditioning, and heat pumps. They’re also found in foams, aerosols, fire protection and solvents. Originally developed as a substitute for other gases that were depleting the ozone, HFCs >


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Reforming the Competition Act to Defend Climate: The Need to Regulate Deceptive Ads

There is clearly no issue facing Canadians that is of higher importance than dealing with climate change. The Government of Canada’s current initiative to reform the Competition Act presents a unique opportunity to reform the Act’s provisions to better deter >


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Reducing Wildfire by Encouraging Prescribed and Cultural Burning

Law reform recommendations to combat the ever-increasing scale of mega-fires that ravage the province each year through supporting prescribed and cultural burning, which has been an essential part of British Columbia’s ecosystems since time immemorial, and is one of many >


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Protecting Indigenous Cultural Heritage Resources on Private Land

In recent years, Indigenous Nations in British Columbia have made great progress in providing better management and protection for cultural heritage resources, such as artifacts, spiritual sites, initiation sites, transformation sites, burial grounds, cultural practice sites, ceremonial bathing sites, and >