Webinar—A Modernized Water Act and B.C.’s Expanding Natural Gas Sector

Date: December 13th, 2013

This webinar explores some of the complex issues surrounding projected increases in industrial water use in northeast B.C. and how the management and oversight of water use may be impacted by proposed changes to provincial water legislation. It also discusses recent work related to the authorization of long-term water licences for fracking purposes in the Fort Nelson First Nation territory.


Ben Parfitt, Resource Policy Analyst, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) & Research Associate, POLIS Water Sustainability Project

James Tate, Partner, Ratcliff & Company Lawyers

Webinar Slides: A Modernized Water Act & B.C.’s Expanding Natural Gas Sector (PDF, 2.3 MB)