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    Come join the EMA of BC for our Annual Tour on Thursday April 19!

    This year we will be touring the Vancouver Aquarium’s Coastal Ocean Research Institute, which houses the Ocean Pollution Research Program, the Marine Mammal Research Program, and the Howe Sound Research Group. Date: Thursday April 19, 2018 at 2pm – details will be emailed directly to registrants; tour site in West Vancouver. Come learn about the […]

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    2018 Workshop: Meet Your Regulators

    Don’t miss this opportunity to meet eight (8) Environmental Regulators!  This is your unique chance to ask some great questions and engage in real discussion with our willing participants! This will be just one of the thoughtfully constructed sessions at this year’s 2018 Workshop!  Register Now! The Regulators List: British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office – Kate […]

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    Save the Date: 2018 Environmental Management Awards Gala

    2018 Environmental Management Awards Gala June 13th, 2018 |Terminal City Club, Vancouver Save the Date to ensure you don’t miss this year’s celebration! Time to save the date for this year’s Environmental Management Awards Gala and AGM to be held on June 13th, 2018 at the Terminal City Club in Vancouver. We’re very excited to be hosting […]

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    Deadline Extended to March 23! Accepting Nominations for 2018 EMA Awards

    The EMA of BC is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Environmental Management Awards. The awards are to recognize our environmental managers and their project teams for their outstanding achievements in environmental management. The Awards are open to EMA member firms in the Province of British Columbia that have encouraged technological innovation, regulatory fairness, and […]

Event Recaps

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    Climate Extremes in BC: Presentation Slides Available

    We had a great turn-out for the Climate Extremes in BC talk on Thursday November 16, 2018.  Thanks to the speakers, who gave sobering and interesting talks, which sparked lively discussion!  Our next session will be the Annual Legal Update on January 28, 2018. Extreme climate variations in BC are continuing to have significant impacts […]

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    Summary of Lightning Talks September Social!

    What an electric evening! Thank you to all our members and non-members for their presence and special gratitude to the speakers from CMBC, Metro Vancouver, Green Sky, and La Farge at our Lightning Style Talk this week at Mahony & Sons. The EMA of BC hopes everyone in attendance enjoyed connecting over some very stimulating […]

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    EMA of BC’s 11th Annual Golf Tournament Wrap-Up

    The EMA of BC hosted our 11th annual golf tournament on July 27th, 2017 at Mayfair Lakes Golf & Country Club in Richmond. Over 50 golfers were on hand for some great weather and friendly competition. The evening was capped off with an excellent West Coast BBQ buffet followed by the announcement of both the […]

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    2017 EMA of BC – Awards Gala Summary

    Despite the grey weather, the 2017 EMA of BC Awards Gala was a fantastic night had by all! The event was hosted on Thursday June 15 at the elegant Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, after the AGM. All attendees arriving to register were treated to an opening cocktail mingle kindly sponsored by Maxxam Analytics. Ever the […]

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    2017 AGM Summary and Board of Directors List

    The 2017 AGM was held at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club – Jericho Clubhouse in advance of the  2017 EMA of BC Environmental Management Awards. The AGM was executed with the 2017-2018 budget approved. Member funded status, the constitutional changes that are required to move to a member funded status and proposed bylaw changes were […]

Why join the EMA of BC?

There are lots of reasons to become a member of the EMA of BC.  Get more details here.

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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    GreenTech 2018

    Green Marine is hosting their 11th annual conference in Vancouver, BC – May 30 to June 1.  They have put out a Call for Posters for this event: GreenTech 2018.  More information is available on their website.

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    UVic Spring 2018 Ecological Restoration Courses

    Mining Reclamation Course (5-day intensive; June 6-10, 2018) Mining Reclamation is an important and relevant area to gain skills. This course is scheduled every three years, so don’t miss your opportunity to take it this June (eligible for 36 hours of CERP credits). For fees and registration information: https://continuingstudies.uvic.ca/science-and-ecological-restoration/courses/mining-reclamation#/tab-1   Climate Change in Ecological Restoration […]

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    GeoEnviroPro Course Offerings

    GeoEnviro Training Professionals Inc. (GeoEnviroPro) offer a wide range of high-quality environmental seminars, workshops and training for novices to professionals wishing to improve their skill set. A Course List is also available.

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    ECCC: Storage Tank Regulations – March, 2018 – Information Sessions

    Environment and Climate Change Canada is running a series of sessions regarding Storage Tank Regulations focusing on 2017 amendments.  More information and registration is available.

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    CWRA Call for Abstracts

    The Canadian Water Resources Association’s 71st National Conference in Victoria, BC. The conference is from May 28th to June 01, 2018, and they are interested in bringing together a diverse group of water and environmental professionals.  Please view their Call for Abstracts.