To date, the majority of policy in Canada is designed to reduce plastic pollution in the marine environment has been targeted at single-use materials. But we find that the volume of single-use plastics pales in comparison to the amount of >
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 >
Two submissions regarding the management of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) prepared on behalf of World Economic Forum Global Shapers – Vancouver Branch: Federal Submission: Provincial Submission:
Submission prepared on behalf of Surfrider Foundation on the best ways to address abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear, which are a significant cause of marine plastic pollution and which have serious effects on marine life in oceans and >
A submission prepared on the behalf of the BC First Nations Energy and Mining Council regarding the need for a moratorium on placer mining claims and leases in BC.
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 >
Indigenous cultural heritage resources are not adequately protected in BC, but a recently released report prepared in partnership with the Tŝilhqot’in National Government and in consultation with other BC Nations aims to change that. Protecting Indigenous Cultural Heritage Resources on >
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 >
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 >
A report prepared on behalf of the Mikisew Cree First Nation regarding optimal rules for treatment and disposal of oil sands process affected waters currently stored in tailings ponds in and around their territory.