Thursday November 24, 2016
BCIT Downtown Campus (555 Seymour Street)
Registration 2:30pm, Session from 3-5pm
*BCEIA Winter Social directly after *
Olga Rifkin, Partner, Bull Houser
Anticipating the worst: building in areas affected by flooding and sea level rises
Development near water may be affected by flooding and sea level rises. Provincial and local governments are involved in regulating these eventualities. This session will review what to expect when building in these areas and how to navigate the permitting system.
Tola Coopper, Team Lead Pacific, Review of the Changes to the Fisheries Act, Fisheries & Oceans Canada
Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act: Fisheries Protection Program, Pacific Region, Fall 2016
An overview of the process, scope and timelines for the review of the changes to the Fisheries Act, and on overview of the 2012 changes to the Act, program, and policies.