Regulatory Update from CEAA and BC EAO

Thursday November 21, 2013 – 1:00 to 4:30 pm (Registration opens at 12:30 pm) Room 1900, Simon Fraser University Vancouver, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC The International Association for Impact Assessment’s Western and Northern Canada Affiliate is pleased to host a half-day event featuring regulatory updates from the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and the

ConocoPhillips Canada will host a remote audience in Calgary for this talk. Please proceed to the reception on the 21st floor of Bow Valley Square Tower 4 (near Redwater Grill) to check-in.  The meeting will be in room 933.  Timing is 12:00 MST.   The NWT chapter of the International Association for Impact Assessment (Western and Northern Canada

Help Restore a Major Wetland in Calgary

The IAIA 2013 Calgary Conference will use the Carbon Offset fund that delegates have voluntarily supported to restore part of a major wetland in Calgary.  If you wish to contribute, please use the PayPal link below and contribute to this legacy project.  The contribution can be in any amount that you feel is appropriate.  The

2013 Annual Professional Biology Conference – first call for abstracts

Association of Professional Biology 2013 Annual Professional Biology Conference River Rock Resort, 1811 River Road, Richmond BC April 30 to May 4, 2013 Are you an applied biology or natural resource professional, researcher or environmental science practitioner? The Association of Professional Biology would like to invite you to submit an abstract for our plenary or

The Role of Science in Northern Public Policy

The Institute of Public Administration of Canada – NWT Regional Group,  in collaboration with the International Association for Impact Assessment, Western and Northern Canada Affiliate, presents: The Role of Science in Northern Public Policy Tuesday, December 11th, 2011, 12:00 – 1:15 pm Speakers: Dr. Steve Kokelj, Environmental Scientist, Cumulative Impact Monitoring Program (CIMP), AANDC, Government of Canada; Adjunct Professor, University

Sponsorship Opportunities

Conference theme and objectives The conference theme embraces the impact of current global change now and in the coming decades and how impact assessment (IA) itself will evolve as a result. The “next generation” refers to both a new genera- tion of practitioners and new approaches to IA practice internationally to address issues of global

Preliminary Program and Registration Materials

Preliminary program and registration materials Call for papers and posters Submission deadline: 31 December2012   What did delegates say was the best aspect of IAIA12? “Exposure to international experiences.” “Information for starting some work in an area which is not my field.” “A one-of-a-kind experience that was an excellent platform to present my work, meet

Presentation on Modern Fracture Stimulation

Modern Fracture Stimulation & Extraction of Unconventional Oil & Gas Resources: Understanding the past and present enables decisions for the future         Includes the following subjects: Conventional Oil and Gas Unconventional Oil and Gas  Conventional vs Unconventional Historical Fracture stimulation  Modern Fracture Stimulation Distinction: past and present Hydraulic Fracturing (‘fracking’)  Multi-stage Horizontal

Amendments to the Saskatchewan Environmental Assessment Act

NEWS RELEASE – NOVEMBER 7, 2012 Environment Minister Ken Cheveldayoff today announced the proclamation The Environmental Assessment Amendment Act, 2010. The purpose of the Act is to ensure that economic development proceeds with adequate environmental safeguards to protect the environment and maintain public health. The amendments were made to align with the government’s move to

Clean Energy BC: Science and EIA Short Course October 30th

Clean Energy BC is organizing a one-day workshop focusing on science and EIA during the Generate 2012 conference (October 30th, 2012).  The workshop has two objectives: To generate a platform for the discussion and dissemination of ideas to further improve EIA and science practice in BC clean energy project approvals and operations. To provide a

IAIA-WNC Presents Forum on CEAA 2012

IAIA-WNC Presents Forum on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act 2012   Wednesday October 17, 2012 – 1:00 to 4:30 pm (Registration opens at 12:30 pm) Fletcher Challenge Theater, Simon Fraser University Vancouver, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC The International Association for Impact Assessment’s Western and Northern Canada Affiliate is pleased to host a forum on

IAIA 2013 Calgary

Conference Theme The conference theme embraces the impact of current global change now and in the coming decades and how impact assessment (IA) itself will evolve as a result. The “next generation” re- fers to both a new generation of practitioners and new approaches to IA practice internation- ally to address issues of global concern.