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Ghost Gear Recommendations For A Comprehensive Canadian Legal Scheme

Ghost Gear: Recommendations for a Comprehensive Canadian Legal Scheme


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 on coastlines around the world. The submission includes recommendations for the federal government to:


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Cleaning up Coles Bay and the BC Coast: The Urgent Need for a Federal Action to Address Indigenous Shellfish Issues


A submission on behalf of the Pauquachin First Nation to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans; Minister of Environment and Climate Change; Minister of Health; and Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations regarding the rehabilitation of shellfish habitat on the Saanich Peninsula and the BC coast. Pauquachin First Nation Letter:


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Cleaning Up Coles Bay: The Urgent Need to Restore Traditional Shellfish Harvesting Sites of the Pauquachin First Nation


A submission on behalf of the Pauquachin First Nation to the Ministers of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation; Health; Environment and Climate Change Strategy; Land, Water and Resource Stewardship; and Agriculture and Food.


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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 deceptive advertising – particularly deceptive advertising that poses a direct threat to global climate stability. >