Policy and Legislation

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is mandated to protect the environment, including the lands and waters within its jurisdiction. We have a long-standing commitment to environmental stewardship, which is reflected in our proactive approach to environmental policy and programs.

Environmental policy

Our environment policy requires us to conduct reviews of all proposed projects, physical works and activities within the port’s jurisdiction that could have an adverse environmental effect on land, air or water. Learn more about environmental policy.

Legislation and criteria

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has obligations under federal environmental legislation. To ensure the port is operated in an environmentally responsible manner, we also follow environmental protection criteria and standards set by several government bodies. Learn more about legislation and criteria.