British Columbia Environmental Management Act Legislation and Commentary – Just Published

BCEIA Member Harper Grey LLP releases 4th edition guide to BC’s contaminated sites This practical handbook is written with the busy advisor/businessperson in mind, from lawyers to consultants, and landowners to developers.  Doing business these days means dealing with companies and lands that are subject to environmental regulation.  Knowledge is the key to minimizing liability […]

Read More…

Intern Subsidy: ECO Canada’s 2016 EYC Internship Program Accepting Host Applications

Receive up to $15,000 to hire an environmental intern July 12, 2016 – You could be eligible for the EYC Internship program, an Environment and Climate Change Canada funded program that provides organizations up to $15,000 in free wage-subsidies to encourage the hiring of new graduates and young professionals in the environmental industry working within science, […]

Read More…

Environmental Business Journal 2016 Market Snapshot Survey: Pacific Northwest Region

Complete the survey before July 24, 2016 Environmental Business Journal is conducting a business snapshot survey to assess current market performance and a 2016-2017 outlook for the environmental industry in the Pacific Northwest. EBJ will present the conclusions of this survey at the first Pacific Northwest Environmental Industry Summit on July 28, 2016 in Seattle, […]

Read More…

BCIC Techworks Co-op Grants: New Eligibility Updates

Take advantage of a Techworks grant and hire a KPU student this Fall BCEIA member, Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is currently posting jobs for 4 or 8 month terms beginning in September and have students available in the following areas: Accounting, Criminology, Entrepreneurial Leadership, Environmental Protection Technology, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Marketing You may […]

Read More…

BC MoE: Land Remediation Section’s 2013 – 2015 Biennial Report Posted

Download the latest Biennial Report JULY 7, 2016 – British Columbia con­tinues to make steady progress investigating and remediating con­taminated sites in the province. The Land Remediation Section’s latest Biennial Report summarizes the progress and highlights the major milestones the Land Remediation Section has achieved between April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2015. The report can […]

Read More…

BC MoE: Soil Relocation Intentions Paper Released

Deadline for comments is August 31, 2016 JULY 7, 2016 – Following consultation on a 2015 discussion paper, the BC Ministry of the Environment is proposing changes to the current soil relocation process to streamline the regulatory framework and improve the Ministry’s ability to track the movement of contaminated soil to ensure soil relocation is safe […]

Read More…

Government of Canada: Join the Conversation on Climate Change

Your participation is requested July 5, 2016 – The Government of Canada has launched a new interactive website to gather input from the public on how to address climate change and promote clean growth. This engagement tool allows Canadians, including Indigenous peoples, to be part of a national conversation on climate change. Minister McKenna recently […]

Read More…

BC Innovation Council (BCIC) Ignite Program Invites Letters of Interest

Funding support of up to $300,000 – submission deadline July 18, 2016 BCIC Ignite provides funding to accelerate commercialization of new technologies and innovations in the natural resources and applied sciences in British Columbia. The program provides awards of up to $300,000 to consortia that are conducting research projects that address a significant demonstrated problem faced by […]

Read More…

BC Ministry of the Environment: BC Amendments to Organic Matter Recycling Regulation – Webinars Announced

JUNE 15, 2016 – Further to the announcement of June 10, 2016 regarding the amendment to the Organic Matter Recycling Regulation (OMRR), the Ministry of Environment is offering information webinars to review the new requirements. Webinars will be available on the following dates: Thursday, June 16, 2:00 to 3:00 pm PDT Thursday, June 23, 2:00 […]

Read More…

BC Ministry of the Environment: BC Spill Response Regime

Public Input on Third Intentions Paper Due June 30, 2016 JUNE 14, 2016 – On May 10, after several days of debate, the BC Legislative Assembly passed all the proposed changes to the Environmental Management Act, 2016. Royal Assent was given on May 19, 2016. The new legislation can be accessed from the Legislative Assembly […]

Read More…

© BCEIA