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 >
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 >
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.
We’ve said many times before that some ELC files need time to brew. Such was the case with our 2019 submission with Ecojustice to Canada’s Competition Bureau asking for an investigation into Keurig Canada’s claims about the recyclability of their >
An ELC Clinic submission prepared on behalf of Surfrider Foundation Canada providing comments on Canada’s draft Single-Use Plastics Prohibition Regulations.
May 2019 co-submission with Ecojustice to Canada’s Competition Bureau asking for an investigation into Keurig Canada’s claims about the recyclability of their coffee pods. RESULTS: In response, Canada’s Competition Bureau ordered Keurig to stop their misleading advertising, fined them $3million, >
The ELC’s work primarily serves British Columbia, but it often has much wider usefulness and impact. Such was the case that led to our recent collaborative work with the Justice and Corporate Accountability Project (JCAP) on an Amicus Curiae brief >
Amicus Curiae Brief in support of the Kukama Women’s Federation. Filed in the Superior Court of Justice of Loreto in the Peruvian Amazon (2021 Sep 29) English version