BCEIA Victoria Fall Luncheon - Presentations Announced! Featured Speakers: Wes Shoemaker, Deputy Minister, BC Ministry of Environment & Genevieve Martin, Environmental Risk Manager, BC Hydro
The Union Club of British Columbia
805 Gordon Street, Victoria, BC Read More...
Legal Case Study: Cost Recovery under the EMA - J.I. Properties Inc. v. PPG Architectural Coatings Canada Inc. Case Comment by Una Radoja and Kimberley Fenwick, Harper Grey LLP
SEPTEMBER 14, 2014 - On August 25, 2014,
the BC Supreme Court rendered a ruling in a cost recovery action
brought by J.I. Properties Inc. against PPG Architectural Coatings
Canada Inc. pursuant to the Environmental Management Act, R.S.B.C
2003, c. 53. The Plaintiff obtained a judgment against the
Defendant in the amount of $4,750,000, representing the reasonable
costs incurred by the Plaintiff in investigating and remediating
James Island, located between the Saanich Peninsula and Sidney
Island, BC. Read More...
Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) Funding Call for Applications is Now Open Applications being accepted until October 15, 2014
On behalf of the Government of Canada, SDTC is looking for the
next wave of innovative cleantech entrepreneurs. The SD Tech
Fund™ and the SD Natural Gas Fund™ are open for applications
from August 27 to October 15, 2014. Read More...
ECO Canada 2014 Survey of Environmental Workers Please support this important environment industry initiative
ECO Canada is the major Canadian supplier of Labour Market
Information in the environmental industry and certifies
environmental professionals (EP). The ECO Canada
Research Team is currently conducting a research project to
understand what aspects of the current environmental sector
framework need to be revised. Input from environmental workers is
vital in helping ECO ensure that they are providing an updated
representation of the environmental work in Canada for all to use.
The results of the survey will be incorporated in a final report
that will be publicly available in ECO website. Read More...
2nd Annual BCEIA “Members at Work” Photo Contest Deadline extended to September 30th
The second annual BCEIA "Members at Work" Photo Contest is
now open to all BCEIA members! The contest is a great way to
promote your environmental work in the field, office or
facility! Read More...
New Analytical Methods Approved Developed with the assistance of the British Columbia Environmental Laboratory Technical Advisory Committee
AUGUST 28, 2014 - New analytical
methods, developed by the Ministry of the Environment with the
assistance of the British Columbia Environmental Laboratory
Technical Advisory Committee (BCELTAC), have been approved by the
Director. Read More...
Public Comments Invited - Brucejack Gold Mine Project Public Consultations to take place August 27 to October 10, 2014
CNW, AUGUST 20, 2014 - As part
of the strengthened and modernized Canadian Environmental
Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA 2012) put in place to support the
government's Responsible Resource Development Initiative, the
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting
a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Brucejack Gold Mine Project, located 65
kilometres north-northwest of Stewart, British
Columbia. Read More...
Western Economic Diversification Canada’s Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative Upcoming Information Sessions - Commercialization Funding for SMEs
Are you an innovative B.C. company? There is a wide-range
of government and government-funded programs available that are
supporting innovative companies across the province. Programs
include: Read More...
BCEIA Victoria Fall Luncheon Featured Speaker: Wes Shoemaker, Deputy Minister British Columbia Ministry of Environment
Friday, October 3, 2014
The Union Club of British Columbia
805 Gordon Street, Victoria, BC
Legal Case Study: Taku River Tlingit First Nation V. British Columbia (Minister Of Environment), 2014 BCSC 1278, Supreme Court Of British Columbia (Macintosh J.)
BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS
LLP, JULY 18,
2014 - The Supreme Court of British Columbia
allowed a petition brought by an Aboriginal group in relation to
whether a mining project had "substantially started" within the
meaning of s. 18(5) of the provincial Environmental Assessment
Act. The Court ordered the Minister to make a fresh determination
of this issue after proper consultation with the petitioners. Read More...
New Career Opportunities Posted - Hatfield Consultants Hiring a Water Resources Group Manager and Fisheries and Aquatics Manager
Hatfield Consultants are currently hiring for two positions in
their North Vancouver office. Read More...
BCEIA Members Winners at EMA of BC Awards Gala Congratulations to CARO Analytics and WorleyParsons!
BCEIA Members CARO Analytics and WorleyParsons were winners at EMA of BC's
annuals Award Gala held at the Vancouver Yacht Club held on June
25th, 2014. Read More...
Second Intentions Paper for Land Based Spill Preparedness and Response in BC Consultation Period extended until Friday, July 25, 2014
The BC Ministry of Environment is committed to creating a
world leading land based spill preparedness and response regime. As
part of this process, the Ministry is presenting the second
intentions paper for stakeholder review. The purpose of this
intentions paper is to describe the Ministry's proposed policy
direction and seek input on enhancing spill preparedness and
response in BC. Read More...
URS Selected as Main Information Contractor for the LNG Canada Project BCEIA Member awarded contract for the project’s front-end engineering design phase
June 17, 2014 - URS Corporation has been
awarded a contract by LNG Canada to serve as the main information
contractor for its proposed project to build a liquefied natural
gas (LNG) export facility in Kitimat, British Columbia. Read More...
2nd Annual BCEIA “Members at Work” Photo Contest Contest closes September 1st, 2014
The second annual BCEIA "Members at Work" Photo Contest is a
great way to promote your environmental work in the field, office
or facility! Read More...
Inaugural BEST Conference a Success! Save the date for BEST2015!
BEST2014 took place May 29-30, 2014 in
Beautiful Whistler, BC at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler. Over
180 delegates attended two days of
programming with sessions and panel
discussions on Spill Response; Trends in Remediation; Urban and
Brownfield Renewal; First Nations Relationships; Oil and Gas
Industry; Risk and Environmental Assessment, and; Emerging
Remediation Technologies. Read More...
BCEIA Elects 2014 Board of Directors Annual General Meeting held May 28, 2014
Following the Annual General Meeting held in Whistler, BC on May
28, 2014 the BCEIA is happy to announce the election of the
following Members to its Board: Read More...
BEST2014: Pre-Conference Mountain Bike Adventure Join us Wednesday, May 28th at the Whistler Bike Park for a pre-conference rip on a full suspension mountain bike!
Environment Industry riders with Whistler Bike Park
experience will join each group as they tear (or coast) down trails
suitable to their skill level. First timers are encouraged and
welcome! Read More...
BEST2014 - Friday Keynote Speaker Announced Sustainability Strategist and Provocateur, Lelya Acaroglu, to speak at luncheon on May 30
The BCEIA is pleased to
announce BEST2014 Keynote
Speaker on Friday, May 30 will be
Sustainability Strategist and Provocateur, Lelya
Acaroglu on the
topic "Solving environmental problems
through systems thinking." Read More...
Darrell Desjardin to Lead Hemmera’s Alberta Operations Desjardin Named as Regional Vice President
Calgary, AB - April 9, 2014 -
Hemmera is pleased to announce that Darrell Desjardin will be
joining their Calgary team as Regional Vice President. Darrell will
be leading all aspects of Hemmera's Alberta
operations. Read More...