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Strengthened project reviews now in force

British Columbia’s new Environmental Assessment Act is now in force, ensuring greater public participation, and participation from Indigenous Nations, at every stage of the environmental…

Audits aimed to reduce human-wildlife conflicts

To reduce human-wildlife conflicts, the B.C. Conservation Officer Service (COS) recently conducted province-wide bear attractant audits that resulted in 732 enforcement actions, including 108 in…

Public input sought on climate change

The provincial government is looking for public input to help develop a new strategy that will better prepare B.C. communities for the impacts of climate…

RDEK achieving CARIP carbon neutrality

In 2018, 50 local governments, including the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK), reported achieving carbon neutrality through the Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program (CARIP),…