Career Opportunity – Regional District of Nanaimo

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The Regional District of Nanaimo is seeking a positive, self-motivated and innovative Superintendent of Disposal Operations to join our team at the Solid Waste Services Department. Reporting to the Manager of Solid Waste, the incumbent is responsible for leading a team of unionized staff and contractors to achieve excellence in solid waste disposal operations. Get all the details here…

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Advocacy Alert

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On May 15, Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced that Canada will commit to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% below 2005 levels by 2030. New rules were also announced which are meant to reduce methane emissions in the oil and gas sector, control emissions in the electricity sector, and update emissions standards for the chemical sector. Canada is currently not on track to meet its present emission reduction standard of 17% below 2005 levels by 2020. More information about the announcement can be found here. Please feel free to share this information with your Chapter members. Questions or comments may be directed to Jesse Maxwell, Advocacy & eLearning Program Manager, at jmaxwell@swana.org or (240) 494-2237.

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