Amendments to the Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations Comments accepted until December 11, 2015
Environment and Climate Change Canada is amending the Export and
Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material
Regulations, 2005 (EIHWHRMR) to strengthen Canada's ability to meet
its obligations under the Basel Convention on Transboundary
Movement of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal. Read More...
Government Initiative: Reduce Red Tape for British Columbians Moderated discussion takes place online until December 3, 2015
NOVEMBER 19, 2015 - In the 2015 Throne Speech,
the Province of British Columbia committed to look at how citizens
interact with government services in order to reduce red tape for
British Columbians. Read More...
BCEIA 2015 Winter Social - Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available BCEIA & EMA Members Welcome! Thursday, November 19th in Vancouver, BC
Highlight your company to a broad spectrum of environmental
professionals! Your sponsorship ensures the continued success of
BCEIA Networking Events and supports the Association in its
development of the environmental industry in British Columbia. Read More...
Kwantlen Polytechic University Junior Environmental Tech Students Available KPU’s Environmental Protection Technology students are available for 12-16 weeks of work beginning January, 2016
Kwantlen Polytechic University students have a variety of
backgrounds, experience, and hands-on training that give them good
working knowledge of physical and life sciences, including biology,
ecology, toxicology, chemistry, physics and statistics. Read More...
BC Ministry of Environment: Site Profile and Soil Relocation Paper Comment Documents Posted Summary response documents now available online
OCTOBER 22, 2015 - The Ministry has carried out
consultation for the Discussion Papers entitled "Identification of
Potentially Contaminated Sites" (Site Profile Process) and
"Prevention of Site Contamination from Soil Relocation" (Soil
Relocation). Read More...
Environmental Law: Assessing the Value of Brownfield Properties Decision demonstrates that the value of a brownfield property cannot be assessed without consideration of the market for such a property
BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS, OCTOBER 21, 2015 - In
the recent decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court in
Victory Motors (Abbotsford) Ltd. v. British Columbia (Assessor
of Area No. 15 - Fraser Valley), the court considered how one
properly assesses, for taxation purposes, the value of a brownfield
property. Read More...
BCEIA 2015 Winter Social BCEIA & EMA Members Welcome! Thursday, November 19th in Vancouver, BC
Join the British Columbia Environment Industry Association for
its 2015 Winter Social! Registration is free and limited to
BCEIA and EMA members in good standing. Read More...
BCEIA Luncheon on LNG Initiatives a Success Presentations Now Available for Download
The BCEIA hosted its annual fall luncheon on
October 2nd, at the Union Club in Victoria. 75 delegates from a
cross section of the British Columbia environment industry were in
attendance. The Union Club did not disappoint as a venue, and the
fall weather at Victoria's Inner Harbour was spectacular, both of
which contributed to the success of the event.
Three guest speakers took part - Gordon Wilson,
Brian Hansen and Ken Paulson. Read More...
GLOBE Mentorship Program to Issue New Call for Proposals Expressions of Interest from eligible companies now being accepted
October 8, 2015 - The Globe Group is
pleased to announce a new Call for Expressions of Interest for the
next intake of candidates for the GLOBE Mentorship
Program. Read More...
Next Week! BCEIA LNG Initiatives Luncheon - Limited Seats Remaining Annual fall luncheon to take place Friday, October 2nd at the Union Club
Online! Featured presenters:
Ken Paulson - Chief Operating Officer with the BC Oil and
Gordon Wilson - LNG Advocate
Brian Hansen - ADM & Lead Negotiator for Energy & LNG
Initiative Read More...
SDTC Funding Call for Applications is Now Open SDTC supports technologies that address the challenges of Clean Air, Soil, Water and Climate Change
AUGUST 26, 2015 - SDTC offers funding
opportunities for cleantech development projects. The SD Tech
Fund™ and the SD Natural Gas Fund™ are open for applications from
August 26 to October 14, 2015. Read More...
Export Development Canada Announces New Online Credit-Insurance Product Trade Protect developed to support Canadian exporters
Export Development Canada (EDC) has launched a new, online
credit-insurance product which can assist you in capitalizing on
your export opportunities. Trade Protect provides protection
against the risk of non-payment by your foreign
customers. Read More...
Recruitment: Sustainable Technology Mission to Poland Sustainable technology companies invited to apply to Canadian Pavilion at POL-ECO-SYSTEM 2015
The Embassy of Canada in Poland is recruiting Canadian
sustainable technology companies for the 2015 Sustainable
Technology Mission to Poland which will take place on October
25-30, 2015, in Warsaw and Poznań, on the occasion of
POL-ECO-SYSTEM 2015. Read More...
Taking Advantage of LNG Opportunities Discover new opportunities and build partnerships with the new LNG-Buy BC tool
There is a growing need for natural gas outside North America.
To address this need, over the past several years approximately 20
proponents have applied for export licenses, paving the way for
British Columbia to establish a new liquefied natural gas (LNG)
export industry. Read More...
Changes to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations Affecting the BC Manifest and Supplement Forms Ensure older manifests and supplement forms conform to recent federal changes
Changes to the federal Transportation of Dangerous Goods
Regulation that will likely affect transportation
operations came into effect on July 15, 2015
(TDGR). Read More...
BCIT to Offer a New Graduate Certificate in Building Energy Modelling New program begins September 1st
Energy Modelling is an important area of specialization of
Building Science; as such, the Graduate Certificate in Building
Energy Modelling builds on the strengths and success of the
Building Science Graduate Program at BCIT with a focus on the
fundamental heat, air, and moisture transport principles, and their
application to building systems integration. Emphasis is placed on
mechanical systems design, operation, and control; and their
integration with the building envelope. Read More...
Province of British Columbia: BC Bid Consultation Deadline for Input on Source to Contract (S2C) is July 15th
The Province of BC has initiated consultation and planning
processes to potentially replace BC Bid. This process
is called Source to Contract (S2C), and is intended to develop
better ways to establish contracts and manage the purchasing
process. Read More...
McElhanney adds to environmental expertise with new appointment McElhanney is pleased to announce the appointment of Harry H. Kim as Environmental Business Lead for its Prairies Region
Based out of the Calgary branch, Harry Kim, PEng, is responsible
for leading McElhanney's rapidly growing environmental team in
Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Read More...
BCEIA 2015 Environment Guide Now Available Download the PDF version or request a print copy
The fifth edition of the British Columbia
Environment Industry Guide is your doorway to an
industry sector that is growing faster than the economy as a whole
- a sector full of opportunity for a new generation of highly
skilled and educated workers.
Our industry provides the services and support
needed to protect our natural and social environments in a period
of rapid expansion.
McCue Engineering Contractors Introduces New Service BCEIA Member now a certified Liquid Boot applicator and the only certified applicator in B.C.
To complement their soil vapour management services, McCue
Engineering Contractors now has the capability
to apply Liquid Boot, which is a cold spray-applied,
water-based membrane that shields against vapour
intrusion. Read More...