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The On Water Strategy

The On Water Strategy

The On Water Strategy, which aims to encourage more people into non-motorized recreation and increase physical access to the water from the shoreline, examined the waterway areas of False Creek, Spanish Banks, English Bay and Coal Harbour.

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Making Sense of the Changing Canadian Environmental Assessment Landscape

Making Sense of the Changing Canadian Environmental Assessment Landscape

In 2019, there will be important changes to environmental assessment processes in BC. Beginning with the new federal Impact Assessment Act, set to roll out in June 2019, followed by the re-worked BC Environmental Assessment Act expected in late 2019, these new laws reflect election promises to restore and revitalize environmental assessment processes. And it isn’t just the legislation that is changing. Read more to learn about the implications to your projects.

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eDNA Technology Successful in Detecting Chinook Salmon

eDNA Technology Successful in Detecting Chinook Salmon

Scientists have determined that eDNA technology is both accurate and effective in detecting presence of Chinook salmon in Yukon waterways. Technology Innovation of the Yukon Research Centre, and Hemmera, a local environmental consulting company have completed the first environmental DNA (eDNA) research of its kind to detect a species that is both culturally and economically significant to Yukoners.

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