In 2016, the federal government launched a public review to modernize the National Energy Board (NEB), providing an important opportunity to strengthen the regulatory process and ensure that Canada continues to have a modern, efficient and effective regulator.
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Over 50 community groups from around BC - organizations focused on health, faith, human rights and environment - have asked BC's local governments to take action to hold the fossil fuel industry accountable for its role in the climate costs being caused by fossil fuel pollution.
In January 2016, West Coast Environmental Law Association released Keeping Our Coast Clean: Frequently Asked Questions About an Oil Tanker Ban on BC’s Pacific North Coast, in response to th
On December 31, 2016 Environment Canada posted its notice of intent to establish the Scott Islands Marine National Wildlife Area.
The Green Waterfront Design Charrette brought together design experts and staff from five British Columbia municipalities, including planners, engineers, sustainability specialists, emergency managers and biologists.
In September 2016, an Expert Panel launched a public review of Canada’s environmental assessment processes.
In fall 2016, the federal government began a review of changes to the Fisheries Act, with the aim o
In 2015, the mandate letters for both the Minister of Transport and Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and
In fall 2016, the federal government launched a Canada-wide consultation with charities and the public on the rules under which charities should be allowed to speak out in Canadian society.
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