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    Register Now for Golf Tournament on July 18, 2019

    The EMA of BC would like to invite you to join our 13th annual member’s only golf tournament on Thursday July 18, 2019. Tee times will be between 12pm to 2pm. The tournament will be at  Mayfair Lakes Golf & Country Club (5460 No. 7 Road) in Richmond. Entry will l include a round of 18 with a […]

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    2019-2020 EMA Board of Directors: Call for Nominations

    Call for Nominations The 2019 Annual General Meeting for Environmental Managers Association of BC will be held on June 13th, 2019 in Vancouver, BC.  Elections will be held for various positions on the Board of Directors, and we are now accepting nominations for vacant positions: VP Education, Director-at-Large (1 and 2 years). 2019 Board Member Nominations […]

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    2019 EMA Awards Gala

    Thursday, June 13, 2019 | Terminal City Club , Downtown Vancouver Registration and Sponsorship Opportunities are now open!* Please note: we are experiencing a disruption of our payment system due to a Canadian security update required by PayPal. If would like to pay by credit card, please register using the registration page then email “credit card” to […]

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    April 2019 Lafarge Tour Summary

    On April 11 the EMA of BC organized an informative tour of the Lafarge cement plant in Richmond. The plant has been in operation for more than 60 years, and currently operates 24 hours a day with approximately 100 employees to produce over one million tons of cement annually.  Attendees learned about the plant’s operations […]

Event Recaps

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    April 2019 Lafarge Tour Summary

    On April 11 the EMA of BC organized an informative tour of the Lafarge cement plant in Richmond. The plant has been in operation for more than 60 years, and currently operates 24 hours a day with approximately 100 employees to produce over one million tons of cement annually.  Attendees learned about the plant’s operations […]

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    2019 Legal Update Summary

    On Thursday, January 17th the EMA of BC hosted an informative session on legal updates.  Presentations were given by Fasken and Borden Ladner Gervais. Environmental Legislative Update by Fasken – Bill C-69, BC Environmental Assessment Act and Bill C-68 Rob Lonergan, Partner Ron Ezekial, Partner Bill C-69  The presentation outlined the reasons leading to change, […]

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    November 2018 Speaker Session Recap – Regulatory Update

    On Thursday November 15th the EMA of BC hosted a regulatory update session. Three speakers presented on topics spanning provincial, federal, and municipal levels of government including the provincial Professional Governance Act, changes to federal and provincial environmental assessment regimes, and an update on Metro Vancouver’s air quality guidelines. Thank you to the speakers!  The […]

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    Summary of First Nations Environmental Programs Session

    EMA of BC October Speaker Session Recap On Thursday October 25th the EMA of BC hosted an informative session on First Nations Environmental Programs featuring presentations from representatives of three First Nations in BC’s lower mainland on topics such as Environmental management, stewardship initiatives, ecological restoration, and regional environmental issues. Environmental Management Planning with First […]

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    EMA of BC’s 12th Annual Golf Tournament Wrap-Up

    The EMA of BC hosted our 12th annual golf tournament on July 19th, 2018 at beautiful Mayfair Lakes Golf & Country Club in Richmond. The weather was perfect for our third year running since moving over to Mayfair Lakes. The evening was capped off with an excellent West Coast BBQ buffet followed by the prize […]

Why join the EMA of BC?

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Sponsor the EMA!

The EMA owes much of its success to the dedicated support of our sponsors.   If you’re looking  for an opportunity to sponsor the EMA, give back to the industry, and get your company noticed, search no further, we have sponsorship opportunities to fit any budget   Get more details here.

Meet the EMA Board of Directors

The EMA of BC’s Board of Directors volunteer their time to guiding the programming and events of the EMA.   The Board consists of 18 dedicated individuals from EMA member firms.  Take a minute to get to know them!

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Other Industry Events

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    SABCS: Call for Abstracts for 2019 Workshop

    The Science Advisory Board for Contaminated Sites (SABCS) is hosting our 9th Annual SABCS Workshop and Conference on September 25 and 26 respectively. Registration for the 9th Annual SABCS Workshop & Conference on Contaminated Sites is now open! The workshop is on September 25, 2019, and the theme this year is” Adapting Contaminated Sites Management to […]

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    BEST 2019 Conference – May 8-10

    Join us for the sixth annual Bettering Environmental Stewardship & Technology (BEST) Nothing but the BEST for Our Industry! From May 8 – 10, 2019, the British Columbia Environment Industry Association is hosting the seventh annual BEST Conference at the beautiful Fairmont Chateau Whistler. Join other environment industry professionals for 2 days of technical sessions […]

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    BLG Environmental Law Seminar

    Please join Borden Ladner Gervais LLP for its annual Environmental Law Seminar on November 7, 2018, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Topics to be discussed include: Spill Response and Cost Recovery Regulatory Updates CEAA/EAO Insights Case Law/Legislative Highlights Our guest speaker this year is Kelli Larsen, Senior Contaminated Sites Officer, Land Remediation Section, Ministry of […]

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    Changes to the Diesel Engine Bylaw

    Changes to the Diesel Engine Bylaw You are invited to an online meeting to learn more about the changes to the MVRD Non-Road Diesel Engine Emission Regulation Bylaw No. 1161 including requirements for registration of low-use engines. Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 11:00am – 12:00pm The meeting will run for one hour, starting with a […]

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    UVic Professional Certificate in Ecological Restoration

    UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA PROFESSIONAL SPECIALIZATION CERTIFICATE IN ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION This non-credit certificate provides advanced training for professionals working in landscape architecture, landscape design and management, forestry, agrology, biology, mining, ecological restoration, and environmental practice. The ER program is offered online so you can meet your annual professional development requirements on your own schedule. Sign up […]