CIDA's mandate is to support sustainable development in developing countries in order to reduce poverty and contribute to a more secure, equitable, and prosperous world.
We are Canada's national wildlife agency and we handle wildlife matters that are the responsibility of the federal government. This includes the protection and management of migratory birds and nationally important wildlife habitat, endangered species, research on nationally important wildlife issues, control of international trade in endangered species, and international treaties.
The NPA is a national programme to prevent marine pollution and protect coastal habitat from land-based activities. At this site, you can discover how land-based activities contribute to marine pollution and what Canada seeks to do about it.
Health Canada is responsible for the assessment of exposure and impact on human health of selected contaminants in tap and groundwater, in order to establish national drinking water quality guidelines, conducting drinking water research supporting technology development/transfer, and assessment of drinking water treatment processes.
The EPD works to protect human and environmental health. Its main goals are to: improve air quality; reduce greenhouse gas emissions; improve surface and ground water quality, including sources of drinking water; redevelop a provincial plan for reducing and removing toxins and waste that contaminate the land, air and water — and for responding to high-risk environmental emergencies; and enhance environmental stewardship, shared with other stakeholders.
West Coast Environmental Law is BC's legal champion for the environment. Through legal advice, education and advocacy, West Coast provides citizens and organizations with the knowledge, tools and innovative solutions needed to protect our environment and build sustainability locally, nationally and internationally.
TLC is a non-profit, charitable Land Trust working throughout British Columbia. TLC protects important habitat for plants, animals and natural communities as well as properties with historical, cultural, scientific, scenic or compatible recreational value.
You may search this database to identify legislative and non-legislative tools referring to specific quality parameters that may have an impact on the operations and management of your water or wastewater systems.
Reptiles and amphibians are perhaps the most maligned and misunderstood members of the animal kingdom. This website serves to provide information on retilian and amphiban species, their habitat and life cycle, why their populations are declining, and what we can do.
The Water Supply Association of B.C. will represent the interests of local and regional water suppliers by providing the following: education, government lobbying, water suppliers representation, affiliations with water-related industrial associations, active participation in water supply issues, communication with members, and general information.