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Changes to the Residential Tenancy Act

The Residential Tenancy Act was amended on May 17 2018. It is important that landlords and tenants understand how these changes affect their rights and obligations. What’s Changed in the Residential Tenancy Act? Effective May 17 2018: Landlords must give …

Invasive Mussel Defence Program ramping up for another year

For the first time, the Government of British Columbia is ensuring there will be dedicated, significant annual funding for B.C.’s Invasive Mussel Defence Program, to help protect the province’s waterways from the environmental, economic and social impacts these invasive species …

New bill updates targets for reducing carbon pollution

The Government of British Columbia has introduced legislation to update the Province’s greenhouse gas reduction targets, setting the stage for a renewed climate action strategy to be released in the fall. The Climate Change Accountability Act replaces the 2007 Greenhouse …

Province announces new protected lands throughout B.C.

The Government of British Columbia has announced that more than 190 hectares of ecologically sensitive land throughout B.C. has been acquired as new parks, or as additions to existing provincial parks. “Parks benefit our environment, our economy, and make life …

New conservation officers to be posted throughout B.C.

Twenty new conservation officers were sworn in today in Victoria, and will begin their postings this fall throughout British Columbia. New resources are also being added to locations with the highest need. “We recognize the need for additional conservation officers …