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 on coastlines around the world. The submission includes recommendations for the federal government to:
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.
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:
Request to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard on behalf of the British Columbia Wildlife Federation (“BCWF”) and yaqan nukiy (Lower Kootenay Band) to investigate concerns about ongoing harm to fish and fish habitat occurring in the West Arm of Kootenay Lake, BC.
A submission on behalf of the Pauquachin First Nation to the District of North Saanich regarding the rehabilitation of shellfish habitat on the Saanich Peninsula.
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.
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. >
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 Indigenous land management practices proven to increase biodiversity globally.