Canada-British Columbia Agreement On Species At Risk
- Definitions, Principles, Interpretation and Purpose
- Steering and Coordinating Committee
- Aboriginal Engagement, Listing Processes And Emergency Orders
- Environmental Assessment, Recovery Planning And Stewardship
- Agreements, Permits And Other Instruments, Enforcement and Communications And Outreach
- Data And Information Sharing, Dispute Resolution and Funding
- Agreement Amendment, Review And Termination and Signatures
- Appendix A: Accord For The Protection Of Species At Risk
5.0 Canada-British Columbia Species At Risk Steering Committee
- A Canada – British Columbia Species at Risk Steering Committee is hereby established with the following membership:
- Regional Director General, Environment Canada, Pacific and Yukon Region
- Director General, Parks Canada Agency, Western and Northern Canada
- Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Region
For British Columbia:
- Deputy Minister, Water, Land and Air Protection
- Deputy Minister, Agriculture, Food and Fisheries
- Deputy Minister, Forests
6.0 Canada-British Columbia Species at Risk Coordinating Committee
- A Canada – British Columbia Species at Risk Coordinating Committee is hereby established. Each of the following departments and agencies will be represented by one member:
- Environment Canada, Pacific and Yukon Region
- Parks Canada Agency, Coastal BC Field Unit
- Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Region
For British Columbia:
- Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection
- Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries
- Ministry of Forests
- coordinate federal and provincial species at risk planning, protection and recovery initiatives including priorities for joint actions.
- share information with respect to legislation, regulations, policies or operational guidelines either in place or under development that could directly or indirectly affect species at risk planning, protection and recovery in British Columbia.
- coordinate recovery processes and procedures to meet the requirements of federal and provincial legislation.
- consistent with timelines set out in federal or provincial legislation, review and comment upon species recovery strategies and action plans prior to forwarding for approval, to ensure each Party is aware of each other’s interests.
- serve as the Regional Implementation Board for the Habitat Stewardship Program. In the context of this role, the Coordinating Committee may invite additional participants to serve on the Committee.
- with the approval of the Steering Committee, establish working groups or advisory committees including a stakeholder advisory committee.
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