Bettering Environmental Stewardship and Technology Conference (BEST2015) - Sponsorship Opportunities & Registration Now Open! We hope we can count on your support for the second annual event!
Sponsorship of the BEST2015 Conference is an excellent way to
promote your company to leading environment industry organizations
in Western Canada. Read More...
Consultation on SARA Listing Process for Terrestrial Species 2014 and 2015 Public comments now being accepted
JANUARY 16, 2015 - Environment Canada is
committed to working with interested parties to ensure the
protection of species at risk and their critical habitats and is
seeking comments on the potential impacts of amending Schedule 1,
the List of Wildlife Species at Risk under the Species at Risk Act
(SARA). Read More...
14th Annual Environmental Cup Hockey Tournament Team Spots Now Full - Sponsorship Opportunities Available!
Invitational Tournament Supported by the British Columbia
Environment Industry Association - May 1
to 3, 2015 | Planet Ice, Delta Arena | 10388
Nordel Court Read More...
BC Western Diversification Program Call for Proposals Information Sessions Now Scheduled
Western Diversification Program Call for Proposals information
sessions are targeted to not-for-profit organizations that are
eligible for funding under the WDP. These sessions will provide
potential applicants with an overview of the application process,
current priority areas and timelines. Read More...
Public Comments Invited - WCC LNG Project Written comments to be submitted by February 2, 2015
2015 /CNW/ - As part of the
Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012, the Canadian
Environmental Assessment Agency must decide whether a federal
environmental assessment is required for the proposed
WCC LNG Project, located in
British Columbia. To assist
it in making its decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the
public on the project and its potential effects on the
environment. Read More...
BCHAZMAT Management Ltd. Nominated for 2015 Business Awards BCEIA Member a Recognized Leader in the Field of Hazardous Materials Management
Recently recognized as 2014 Green Business of
the Year with a Crystal Award from the Peninsula Chamber of
Commerce Crystal Award, BCHAZMAT Management Ltd. has already
been nominated for several awards in 2015. Read More...
Ambleside Environmental Participant in the Habitat for Humanity Woman Build initiative BCEIA Member attempting to raise $10,000 for housing initiative
As an environmental firm that works in construction,
Ambleside Environmental is trying to raise $10,000 to support
Habitat for Humanity's "Women Build" Initiative, and help build
homes for its sponsor families. Read More...
Notice to BCEIA Members: 2015 Membership Renewals 2015 renewal invoices will be emailed shortly
Historically, invoicing for annual membership fees has
been done on the anniversary date of when the member company joined
the BCEIA. As our membership grows, this procedure is becoming more
difficult to administer and track particularly with respect to the
collection of membership fees. Read More...
Ambleside Environmental Introduces a Fresh New Look BCEIA Member introduces a new logo and redesigned website
BCEIA Member Ambleside Consulting Ltd. is pleased to
announce their name and logo have undergone a significant
transformation - congratulations to Ambleside Environmental and
their fresh new look! Read More...
Triton Environmental Consultants Awarded First Place in the BCEIA "Members at Work" Photo Contest Congratulations to McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. and Keystone Environmental for their Second and Third Place Photos
The second anuual BCEIA "Members at Work" Photo Contest
received a number of high quality entries from amateur
photographers within its Members organizations. Qualifying photos
encompassed a wide range of subjects and included any photos taken
during work in the environmental industry in the past year. Read More...
Request for Feature Articles 2015 British Columbia Environment Industry Guide
BCEIA is looking for feature articles from current members
for the 2015 Environment Industry
Guide. The Industry Guide is distributed to over
3,000 environmental professionals, industry representatives, and
laboratory personnel. Distribution is by mail, online, and
handouts at conferences, trade shows, and environmental events
across Canada. Read More...
BCEIA Brownfield Winter Social - Registration Now Open! Thursday November 27th - 4 to 7 pm
Join the BCEIA Brownfield Committee for our 2014 Winter
Social - registration is free and and open to
BCEIA members in good standing. Read More...
BC HAZMAT Management Ltd. Awarded Green Business of the Year Award BCEIA Member Winner in Peninsula Commerce Crystal Awards
OCTOBER 24, 2014 - BC HAZMAT Management Ltd.
has been announced as the winner of the 2014 Green Business of the
Year by the Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. The Crystal Awards for
Business Excellence were announced at a gala dinner held in
Victoria on October 23rd. Read More...
Competition launched to fund new CECR commercialization centres Letters of Intent due March 6, 2015
OCTOBER 9, 2014 - The Networks of Centres of
Excellence (NCE) has
launched a competition for new funding under its innovative
Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR)
program. The program funds centres that bridge the challenging gap
between innovation and commercialization. Read More...
Site Profile and Soil Relocation Discussion Documents Posted Public comment period extended to Monday, February 2, 2015
OCTOBER 9, 2014 - The Ministry of
Environment is reviewing aspects of British Columbia's site
remediation legal regime. Discussion papers have been
developed that focus on the prevention of site contamination from
soil relocation and the mechanism for identifying potentially
contaminated sites (the site profile process). Read More...
BEST2015 - Call for Abstracts Now Open! Presenters receive 50% off the conference registration price
The British Columbia Environment Industry Association invites
submissions of papers and technical presentations for its second
annual Bettering Environmental Stewardship and Technology (BEST
2015) Conference to be held in beautiful Whistler, BC May 19 - 21,
2015. Read More...
Canada and the UK launch joint research competition to develop enhanced sensing technologies for tidal energy applications $1.4 million CAD in collaborative R&D projects - competition opens October 6th
The Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia
(OERA) and Innovate UK (the new name of the Technology
Strategy Board) are jointly investing approximately $1.4 million
CAD (approximately £755,000) in collaborative R&D projects to
develop enhanced sensing technologies for tidal in-stream energy
applications. The objective of this competition is to develop the
technologies to lead to the acquisition of better data, improved
data analysis, and collection methods that facilitate in the
reduction of risk, uncertainty and cost to the tidal in-stream
energy industry. Read More...
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...