BCEIA “Members at Work” 2021 Photo Contest – Entries Now Being Accepted!

Photography submissions due November 15th, 2021 The ninth annual BCEIA “Members at Work” Photo Contest is now open to all BCEIA members!  The contest is a great way to promote your organization’s environmental work in the field, office or facility. Contest Details: The contest is open to BCEIA members only (no professional photographers, please) Photographs […]

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BC Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change – Regulating Soil Relocation Intentions Paper: Summary of Comments Report Posted

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy received feedback on the proposed soil relocation changes to the Contaminated Sites Regulation (Stage 14) outlined in the Intentions Paper-Regulating Soil Relocation. The Summary of Comments report is now posted on Site Remediation Legislation and Protocols. […]

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Legal Environment: 10 Tips for Canadian Companies When Environmental Regulators Call

by Wally Braul, Partner – Vancouver; Josh Jantzi, Partner – Calgary; Mark Youden, Associate – Vancouver Environmental Group, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP AUGUST 16, 2021 – Canadian companies operating in environmentally sensitive industries face a complex set of regulatory obligations that may transect federal, provincial, and municipal governments. Regulatory compliance requires ongoing diligence that includes […]

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BCEIA Announces 2021 Scholarship Recipients

The BCEIA Student Scholarship Program awards scholarships to one secondary student and one post-secondary student pursuing Environmental Studies each year. Given the current pandemic – and the high quality of applications received – this year the decision was made to award additional scholarships: The $1,500 Mike Macfarlane Memorial Scholarship for post-secondary students will be awarded […]

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Core6 Environmental Awarded 1st Place in BCEIA “Members at Work” Photo Contest

Congratulations to Omega Drilling and VanMars Drilling Ltd. for their Second and Third Place Photos The eighth annual BCEIA “Members at Work” Photo Contest received a number of high quality entries from amateur photographers within its member organizations. Qualifying photos encompassed a wide range of subjects and included any photos taken during work in the […]

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Survey: Make an Impact on the Environmental Sector’s Future

Take the ECO Canada 2021 Environmental HR Survey ECO Canada is the steward for the Canadian environmental workforce across all industries. Their research suggests that there will be 35,900 net environmental job openings in BC by 2029, yet we face challenges meeting this demand for workers. Help make a difference to the environmental workforce’s future by taking the 2021 […]

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Recent Update to Province of British Columbia – Site Remediation News

Ten webinars being offered to understand revised protocols FEBRUARY 19, 2021 – Changes to the site identification provisions in the Environmental Management Act and Contaminated Sites Regulation came into effect on February 1, 2021. As a result of these changes and to incorporate previous amendments, ten director’s protocols were updated. To help affected parties understand […]

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British Columbia Environment Industry Guide – Request for Articles 2021 Edition

Deadline for proposals is February 12, 2021 This summer, we will be printing the 2021 edition of the British Columbia Environment Industry Guide. We are looking for articles from BCEIA members / leaders in environmental fields that touch on all aspects of environmental management and planning. The 2021 edition will be mailed to readers early […]

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