Wild Border Watersheds

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A database of information resources on the transboundary region’s ecology, cultures and industrial proposals. Use the search tools below to find the resources you are looking for.

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Environmental Assessment in BC and Canada Resources

Managing the Cumulative Effects of Natural Resource Development in B.C.

A May 2015 B.C. Auditor General report that found the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is not adequately addressing cumulative effects in its recent natural resource use decisions northwestern B.C. The Auditor General found that natural resource ministries need the B.C. Government to provide clear direction and the responsibility to effectively manage cumulative effects.

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Review and Assessment of the Impacts of the Province of British Columbia's Cutbacks in Government Licensed Science Officers

A March 2014 report by the Professional Services Association which draws attention to the implications of the decline in the number of B.C. Government Licensed Science Officers helping to protect the province's natural resources and infrastructure assets.  

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Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency: Environmental Assessments – British Columbia

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Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency: Public Participation Opportunities

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British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office: Project Information Centre

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British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office: Public Participation

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BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

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BC Ministry of Energy and Mines and Minister Responsible for Core Review

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An Audit of the Environmental Assessment Office’s Oversight of Certified Projects

A British Columbia Auditor General’s audit that found the Environmental Assessment Office cannot assure British Columbians that mitigation efforts are having the intended effects because adequate monitoring is not occurring and follow-up evaluations are not being conducted. The audit also found that information currently being provided to the public is not sufficient to ensure accountability.

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