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  • Annual Legal Update on Thursday January 19, 2017

    Annual Legal Update on Thursday January 19, 2017

    One of EMA’s most popular annual events is on Thursday January 19, 2017: the ANNUAL LEGAL UPDATE! BCIT Downtown Campus (555 Seymour Street) Registration 2:3opm, Session 3-5pm, Mixer 5-6pm Speakers: Dino Rossi, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Case Law Update Scott Harcus and Sharon Urquhart, Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP, General Regulatory Update, with an emphasis […]

  • EMA of BC Membership Year to Transition in 2017

    EMA of BC Membership Year to Transition in 2017

    Dear EMA of BC Members: At the EMA of BC Annual General Meeting held on June 16th, 2016, a Board Resolution was approved to adjust the membership year to coincide with the calendar year (i.e., January 1 to December 31). The adjusted membership year will officially start on January 1, 2018, with 2017 running as […]

  • 2017 Workshop – Early Bird Registration Open

    2017 Workshop – Early Bird Registration Open

    2017 Workshop Early Bird Registration Open – Save $50! Thursday February 16, 2017 – all day SFU Segal Building – Beedie School of Business, 500 Granville Street, Vancouver REGISTER NOW & SAVE $50 2017 Workshop: Emerging Topics in Air, Land and Water Management in BC The 2017 EMA of BC Workshop will expand on various […]

  • Deadline Extended to November 30, 2016 for 2017 Call for Academic Posters

    Deadline Extended to November 30, 2016 for 2017 Call for Academic Posters

    Emerging Topics in Air, Land and Water Management in BC The Environmental Managers Association of BC (EMA of BC) is once again holding its Academic Poster Competition in conjunction with its annual Workshop on February 16th, 2017.  The EMA of BC invites students of BC post-secondary institutions currently enrolled in an environmentally-related technology, undergraduate, graduate […]

Event Recaps

  • Seaspan Tour Summary, Outline, and Photos

    Seaspan Tour Summary, Outline, and Photos

    The EMA of BC hosted an exciting tour of the Seaspan shipyards on October 27th, 2016. Seaspan’s Vancouver shipyard is dedicated to the building and repair of Non-Combat vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy, as well as commercial shipbuilding work. Attendees learned about Seaspan’s commitment to the environment through their many […]

  • EMA of BC’s 10th Annual Golf Tournament Wrap-Up

    EMA of BC’s 10th Annual Golf Tournament Wrap-Up

    The EMA of BC hosted our 10th annual golf tournament on July 21st, 2016 and to mark the occasion the tournament was moved over to beautiful Mayfair Lakes Golf & Country Club in Richmond. The perfect weather and excellent course conditions led to a lot of happy golfers. The evening was capped off with an […]

  • 2016 EMA Awards Summary – Updated with Photo Gallery

    2016 EMA Awards Summary – Updated with Photo Gallery

    The 2016 EMA of BC Awards Gala has come and gone, and what a night it was! The awards ceremony was held on Thursday June 16, at the beautiful Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, it was a full house that began with a wonderful Champagne Reception sponsored by Maxxam Analytics. Then the welcome speeches and a […]

  • 2016 EMA of BC Board Members – Announced!

    2016 EMA of BC Board Members – Announced!

    2016 EMA of BC Board Members President – Leanne Harris, Sole Proprietor Vice President – Stephanie Voysey, Concentric Engineering VP Membership – Richard Pope, Dillon Consulting VP Marketing – Amanda Hart, Sole Proprietor VP Communications – Dino Rossi, Borden Ladner Gervias LLP VP Education – Gord Buck, Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP Secretary – […]

  • May 2016 Regional Air Topics – Summaries & Slides

    May 2016 Regional Air Topics – Summaries & Slides

    The EMA’s May Session was about Regional Air Topics.  We discussed GHG strategies to streamline and reduce verification costs, recent regulatory developments in LNG, as well air dispersion modelling and the new interim updates to NO2 & SO2. Nelson Lee from Green Sky Sustainability Consulting was our first presenter, he provided an educational and informative […]

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  • Upcoming Online Course: Restoration Ecology – UVic

    Upcoming Online Course: Restoration Ecology – UVic

    ER503: Restoration Ecology (online) University of Victoria Restoration ecology melds ecological theory with the principles of adaptive management. This advanced course delves into the foundations of ecology to better understand how to repair damaged ecosystems. By incorporating the Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation, this course offers a tried and tested road map to […]

  • BLG Invitation: Environmental Law Seminar on Monday, November 28, 2016

    BLG Invitation: Environmental Law Seminar on Monday, November 28, 2016

    ANNUAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW GROUP SEMINAR Hosted by Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Monday, November 28, 2016 Registration 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm Presentation 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Reception 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm Topics will include: Where Are We Now? Environmental Issues After the 2015 Federal Election Denise Mullen – Business Council of BC Long-Tail Claims: […]

  • MetroVancouver’s Zero Waste Conference – November 3, 2016

    MetroVancouver’s Zero Waste Conference – November 3, 2016

    MetroVancouver’s Zero Waste Conference November 3, 2016 A FUTURE WITHOUT WASTE Innovation in Policy Innovation in Practice Rethinking material inputs to scaling transformative business models Cross-cutting discussions on Innovation in the Marketplace Instigating a Repair and Reuse Revolution Looking at the Built Environment, Dramatically reducing Food Waste Register Now

  • From BC MoE: Site Remediation in BC Conference – Register Soon!

    From BC MoE: Site Remediation in BC Conference – Register Soon!

    Only 9 days left to register for the Site Remediation in BC Conference.  Join us as the Hon. Minister Mary Polak opens the conference, and learn about what’s new in a number of Natural Resource Sector ministries, including an overview of the Crown Contaminated Sites Program and the relationship of First Nations and contaminated sites. As the theme of this […]

  • EMA Members to Present at Remtech 2016!

    EMA Members to Present at Remtech 2016!

    Congratulations to our member companies who will be presenting at REMTECH 2016, October 12-14th in Banff! The following EMA Members will be highlighting unique and challenging BC projects in the EMA of BC topic stream: BC Hydro – Rock Bay Remediation Project CARO Analytical Services – The Chemistry of Change: Regulatory & New Technology Update […]