BC Announces Creation Of New Ministry Of Land, Water And Resource Stewardship

A large stone building, the BC Legiislature

Premier John Horgan announces the creation of the Ministry of Land, Water and Resource Stewardship that will co-manage lands and waters with Indigenous nations and ensure the effects of economic activity are in line with environmental objectives. The Ministry consolidates provincial ocean management programs and is responsible for the development of the BC Coastal Marine Strategy. In December 2022, the name of the Ministry is changed to the Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship and Nathan Cullen is appointed as the Minister.