ATTENTION

Effective 1st April 2016, due to a shortage of funding, CEMA suspended operations until further notice. 

For information, contact Dan Stuckless, CEMA President: Dan dot Stuckless at mcfngir.ca

Mission

CEMA is a multi-stakeholder society that is a key advisor to the provincial and federal governments committed to respectful, inclusive dialogue to make recommendations to manage the cumulative environmental effects of regional development on air, land, water and biodiversity.

Goals

CEMA's Goals are to:

  • Recommend management frameworks, best practices and implementation strategies that address cumulative effects on air, land, water and biodiversity to protect, sustain and restore the environment and to be protective of human health.
  • Follow-up with members on the status of implementation of management frameworks, best practices and implementation strategies.
  • Actively promote inclusive dialogue and information exchange by:
    • Encouraging organizations affected by regional activity to be engaged in CEMA,
    • Providing a forum conducive to Aboriginal involvement and participation,
    • Communicating the direction, activities, and results of CEMA to internal and external stakeholders,
    • Communicating with executive level of stakeholder organizations,
    • Responding to issues brought forward by members, and
    • Assisting members to develop the capacity to meaningfully contribute to CEMA work.
  • Align CEMA management frameworks, best practices and implementation strategies with Government priorities.
  • Work with other regional environmental multi-stakeholder groups and organizations to coordinate CEMA’s work developing management frameworks, best practices and implementation strategies.