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Water law and policy: Gaps, opportunities and law reforms

Jun 23 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

From the ELC website:

The Water Act was proclaimed into force on October 7th, 1998 and it represented a significant evolution in how the province could plan and manage water for environmental purposes. However, in the 23 and half years since its proclamation, the potential of the Act has yet to be realized. Read More

Career Opportunity: Executive Director, BRWA

Position: 
Executive Director
Application Deadline: 
30 Mar 2022
Location: 
Camrose

"We are on the search for a new fearless leader!

Our founding Manager is retiring in June 2022 and the BRWA has set out to hire our next Executive Director.

Click here to learn more about the position.

Please submit your resume by 5:00 PM on March 30, 2022, to The Battle Executive Search Team: [email protected] Read More

Coal Mining in Alberta's Eastern Slopes and Beyond

Take Action on Coal  |  Information & Resources  |  Updates & News 

Updated March 15, 2022

Latest Update: Government announces expanded coal restrictions, releases Coal Policy Committee reports

On March 4, 2022, the Government of Alberta announced restrictions on coal development in the Eastern Slopes of the Rockies. The restrictions on new development will be in place until directions on coal activities are incorporated into updated regional land-use plans.

The Goverment also released the final reports of the Coal Policy Committee. Concerns with the environmental impacts of coal mining ranked among the most important issues to Albertans.

Environmental groups welcomed the restrictions on new development, but concerns remained over the impacts of existing coal mining activities and the 4 advanced projects that were allowed to continue the regulatory process.

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Alberta Beyond Coal: What to Expect in 2022

Despite the reinstatement of Alberta’s 1976 Coal Policy in 2021, eight coal mining projects continued to move ahead with exploration. Coal development was not only still an option in Alberta, it was still happening.

Protect our Water - Alberta Beyond Coal was started to fight well-resourced coal companies and their billionaire owners. Through education, outreach and a strategic lawn sign campaign, the Alberta Environmental Network organized a collaborative effort to pause coal development in Alberta.  Read More

Water is Life Virtual Conference

Nov 18 2021 - 9:00am to Nov 20 2021 - 1:00pm

From the conference website:

Over the 3 days we will offer amazing learning opportunities as we host speakers both locally and internationally who will speak on topics that all relate to water such as; food security, culture, language as well as current impacts to water.

We will be raffling off 3 greenhouses that are valued at $1500 each. The winner can choose a greenhouse for their community school, existing community garden, Indigenous University or Indigenous Community College. Read More

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