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    Save-the-Date: Environmental Due Diligence Session on May 17, 2018

    BCIT Downtown Campus (555 Seymour Street) Registration Opens at 2:30pm, Session 3-5pm, Mixer 5-6pm Details coming soon!

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    Slides Available from Annual Legal Update 2018!

    BCIT Downtown Campus (555 Seymour Street) Thursday January 18, 2018 Registration 2:30 pm, Session 3-5 pm, Mixer 5-6 pm sponsored by BLG Speakers: Erika Lambert-Shirzad, Senior Associate, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Case Law Update Erika has a multi-disciplinary solicitor/litigator practice, practicing a mix of environmental, municipal, health, expropriation and regulatory law. Erika has extensive experience […]

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    2018 Workshop – Register Now!

    REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Environmental Managers’ Association of British Columbia Annual Workshop  Exploring an Integrated and Collaborative Approach to Environmental Management in British Columbia March 1, 2018 at SFU Beedie School of Business (Segal Building, 500 Granville Street) “Exploring an Integrated and Collaborative Approach to Environmental Management in British Columbia” 8:00 – 9:00 PM – Registration […]

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    Now Accepting Nominations for 2018 Environmental Management 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?

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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!


Other Industry Events

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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.

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    BCEIA Student Scholarships – March 15, 2018 Deadline

    The BCEIA Student Scholarship Program will award scholarships to one secondary student and one post-secondary student pursuing Environmental Studies.  Please read here for more details.

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    BLG’s Annual Environmental Law Seminar on October 2!

    BLG’s Annual Environmental Law Seminar  Wednesday October 4, 2017 Registration is free! Join us for our annual presentation on emerging issues and hot topics in environmental law. A reception will follow the seminar. Topics will include:  • Responding to regulatory investigations • Environmental liability for directors and officers: an overview • Recent case law developments […]


    SFU: Courses for Environmental Professionals

    SFU Faculty of Environment are offering three courses this Fall for environmental professionals: 1) Natural Resources Planning using the Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation September 22, 2017 Ecosystems managers learn participatory planning methods in this one-day primer of the Open Standards method. 2) Renewable Energy Transition Strategies: Practical Innovations for Urban Areas October […]