Ensuring meaningful public participation is critical to the success of the provincial government’s efforts to revitalize British Columbia’s environmental assessment (EA) regime. This submission to the BC government focuses on legislative changes required to bring about meaningful public participation in provincial EAs.
For more of West Coast’s recommendations for next-generation EA in BC, see:
- Achieving the Vision for Next Generation Environmental Assessment in BC: How Does BC's Discussion Paper on Environmental Assessment Measure Up?
- A Vision for Next-Generation Environmental Assessment in British Columbia
- A Blueprint for Revitalizing Environmental Assessment in British Columbia
- Why it’s time to reform environmental assessment in British Columbia