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  • 2017 AGM & Awards Gala – Finalists and Registration

    2017 AGM & Awards Gala – Finalists and Registration

    2017 Environmental Management Awards Gala June 15, 2017 |Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, Point Grey Come Party and Celebrate the best in the Industry! TICKETS ARE GOING FAST! Register Now! Immediately following the AGM, we will be rolling out the green carpet to recognize and honor our environmental managers and their member organizations during the 2017 Environmental Management […]

  • April 2017 Stormwater Management Session – Summaries and Slides

    April 2017 Stormwater Management Session – Summaries and Slides

    Speakers included: 1) Andjela Knezevic-Stevanovic, Ph.D., P.Eng., Director, Environmental Management & Quality Control Liquid Waste Services, MetroVancouver Stormwater Management in the Metro Vancouver Region Andjela spoke about stormwater management in the region and a role of Metro Vancouver, regional government and a major utility, in this process. The talk also covered some challenges and opportunities in […]

  • 2017 Call for Nominations: Emerging Environmental Professional

    2017 Call for Nominations: Emerging Environmental Professional

    2017 Call for Emerging Environmental Professional Nominations & Save the Date for the Awards Gala June 15, 2017 | Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, Point Grey The 2017 EMA Awards Celebration event will be an evening dedicated to recognizing and celebrating extraordinary achievements in environmental management by our members, including presentations of Award Plaques to member […]

  • 2017 EMA’s 11th Annual Golf Tournament: Sponsorship Opportunites & Registration Open

    2017 EMA’s 11th Annual Golf Tournament: Sponsorship Opportunites & Registration Open

    Thursday July 27, 2017, first tee off at 11:30 am Mayfair Lakes Golf & Country Club (5460 No. 7 Road) in Richmond. Entry is for Members only and is $80 + GST ($84). Registration is now open! Sponsorship Opportunities are available.  Please read more and download/ submit a commitment form to info@emaofbc.com if interested.

Event Recaps

  • April 2017 Stormwater Management Session – Summaries and Slides

    April 2017 Stormwater Management Session – Summaries and Slides

    Speakers included: 1) Andjela Knezevic-Stevanovic, Ph.D., P.Eng., Director, Environmental Management & Quality Control Liquid Waste Services, MetroVancouver Stormwater Management in the Metro Vancouver Region Andjela spoke about stormwater management in the region and a role of Metro Vancouver, regional government and a major utility, in this process. The talk also covered some challenges and opportunities in […]

  • 2017 EMA of BC Workshop Summary, Feb 16 2017

    2017 EMA of BC Workshop Summary, Feb 16 2017

    The 2017 EMA of BC Annual Workshop was not to be missed! Over 70 attendees gathered for a full day focused on emerging topics in Land, Air and Water Management with a very informative speaker line-up, and plenty of opportunities to network with like-minded professionals. The event kicked-off in the morning with Christine Rhodes, BC […]

  • EMA’s 2017 Academic Poster Competition Results

    EMA’s 2017 Academic Poster Competition Results

    In the fall, the EMA of BC approached post-secondary schools to encourage their students to participate in the Academic Poster Competition. Students submitted abstracts on environmental issues they were working on. These abstracts were then reviewed by our judges and the top abstracts were asked to present posters at this workshop. We had seven great […]

  • 2017 Legal Update Summary

    2017 Legal Update Summary

    The EMA of BC’s annual Legal Session, held on January 19th, 2017, was a success due to a high turnout and some great speakers! The session included three very interesting and informative talks. Scott Harcus, from Alexander Holburn Beaudin Lang LLP, gave an environmental regulatory update on carbon tax, the upcoming contaminated sites regulation Stage […]

  • 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 […]

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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  • Cascadia Green Buidling Council’s Earth Day Celebration – Friday April 21, TELUS Garden, 4-10pm

    Cascadia Green Buidling Council’s Earth Day Celebration – Friday April 21, TELUS Garden, 4-10pm

    Cascadia Green Building Council are organizing Vancouver’s biggest Earth Day Celebration on the evening of Friday 21 April at TELUS Garden. Sponsors: TELUS, CBRE, Fulcrum Projects, Integral Group, Stantec, Creative Energy, Turner Construction, Kasian, Bird Construction. Merran Smith, Executive Director of Clean Energy Canada and a leader of the Smart Prosperity Initiative will be our […]

  • North American Strategy for Competitiveness – Invite – February 28, 2017

    North American Strategy for Competitiveness – Invite – February 28, 2017

    You, your members and clients are invited to join us on Tuesday, February 28th at 1:30 pm in the Deloitte Lions Room for a North American Trade roundtable featuring: Tiffany Melvin, President of the North American Strategy for Competiveness (“NASCO”); and Matthew Rooney, Director of Economic Growth at the George W. Bush Institute. Tiffany Melvin, […]

  • British Columbia Environment Industry Association (BCEIA) Scholarships Available

    British Columbia Environment Industry Association (BCEIA) Scholarships Available

    The British Columbia Environment Industry Association (BCEIA) is offering two scholarships to be awarded to: A student in a college level or university undergraduate level program related to environmental studies. A high school student planning to continue education in a college level or university undergraduate level program related to environmental studies.   Purpose: To recognize exceptional […]

  • 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: […]