Climate Ready BC: Preparing Together

Have your say on BC’s Climate Preparedness and Adaptation Strategy The government’s CleanBC plan commits the Province to develop a Climate Preparedness and Adaptation Strategy to help ensure that communities across BC can prepare for a changing climate. Organizations and individuals are invited to provide their thoughts on the effects of climate change as well […]

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BEST 2020: Call for Abstracts Now Open

Bettering Environmental Stewardship & Technology May 6 – 8, 2020 • Fairmont Chateau Whistler The British Columbia Environment Industry Association invites submissions of papers and technical presentations for its seventh annual Bettering Environmental Stewardship and Technology Conference (BEST 2020) to be held in beautiful Whistler, BC, May 6 – 8, 2020. Download the BEST 2020 […]

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Government of Canada: Federal Sustainable Development Strategy Published

FSDS 2019-2022 Now Available JUNE 19, 2019 – the Government of Canada has released the 2019-2022 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy (FSDS). In December 2018, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change released the draft 2019-2022 FSDS for public consultation. Throughout the 120-day consultation period, they received comments from governments, Indigenous organizations, non-governmental organizations, academics, businesses […]

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BC Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy: Plume Stability, Soil Relocation and New Acting Director

Grandfathering Period Established for Demonstrating Plume Stability under DRA Requirements for demonstrating plume stability under Detailed Risk Assessment were clarified by the Ministry via CS e-Link on February 1, 2019.  It has come to the Ministry’s attention that these requirements could result in appreciable delays of a number of contaminated site instrument applications where alternative […]

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BEST 2019 Early Bird Registration & Call for Abstracts

Early Bird Registration Now Open! Join us for the sixth annual Bettering Environmental Stewardship & Technology (BEST) Conference! The British Columbia Environment Industry Association’s BEST Conference attracts environmental professionals every May for two days of technical sessions, networking opportunities, and a sponsor exhibition. Register now! You don’t want to miss out on the “BEST” opportunity […]

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Indigenous Affairs and Business Relationships 101 – November 9

Thursday, November 9, 2017 – 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM British Columbia Institute for Technology (BCIT) Townsquare C | Burnaby, BC Registration Link Join us for this specially facilitated workshop presented by Kory Wilson, Executive Director, Indigenous Initiatives & Partnerships, BCIT. Learn about indigenous issues related to: Place and space of indigenous people in Canada […]

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Congratulations to ClearTech! Winners of the 25th Annual Environmental Cup Slo-Pitch Tournament

Tournament held Saturday, August 19th AUGUST 21, 2017 – The BCEIA would like to congratulate ClearTech for winning this year’s Environmental Cup!   ClearTech defeated Golder/Keystone in the final game of the 25th season of the Environmental Slo-Pitch League to capture the Cup and defend their title. Felix Shuen of Team Phil/WFG received the Tournament’s Best Defensive Play Award while […]

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BC Ministry of the Environment – New Draft Analytical Methods Posted for Review

Please provide comments by September 5, 2017 AUGUST 9, 2017 – New draft analytical methods listed below, developed with the assistance of the British Columbia Environmental Laboratory Technical Advisory Committee (BCELTAC), have now been posted for review and comment to the ministry’s Sampling, Methods & Quality Assurance webpage, BC Environmental Laboratory Manual, “Methods Posted for […]

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Deadline Approaching! Special BCEIA Member Call for Abstracts – RemTech 2017

Special BCEIA Organized Session at RemTech 2017 ESAA has invited the BCEIA to organize a special session at RemTech 2017 to be held in Banff, AB from October 11-13, 2017. BCEIA members are urged to submit technical abstracts focusing on environmental remediation research and application. Abstracts are encouraged in, but not limited to, the following […]

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