Wednesday January 18, 2023
BCIT Downtown Campus (8th Floor Atrium, 555 Seymour Street, Vancouver)
Registration opens at 2:30 PM, Session from 3-5 PM, Social Mixer from 5-6 PM
Leading environmental lawyers provide valuable insights into the most recent environmental case law and the changes to legislation involving upcoming regulation of the hydrogen industry in BC, changes to the regulation of professionals under the Professional Governance Act, and the federal government’s ban on certain single use plastics.
Luke Dineley, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Environmental Case Law Update
Mr. Dineley will review notable environmental law decisions of the past year, highlighting key trends from the cases.
Jennifer Nyland, Lawson Lundell LLP
This talk will cover several pieces of new/amended legislation, including a high level overview of how the hydrogen industry will be regulated in BC according to the recent Energy Statutes Amendment Act, 2022, updates to the governance of professionals (such as agrologists and applied biologists) under the Professional Governance Act, and the federal government’s ban of certain single use plastics under the Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulation.