Frequently Asked Questions

Is BCMCLC an advocacy group? No, while BCMCLC has supported climate change initiatives in the past (for example this press release), the membership focuses on planning and implementing climate action at the community level and mentoring locally elected officials to give them the tools to move forward in their communities.

Can municipal staff become members? No, BCMCLC members—core, associate and community levels—must be locally elected officials.

How does a local official become a member? To discuss becoming a BCMCLC, a locally elected official can contact Janice Keyes of CEA.

What types of membership are there for BCMCLC? There are 3 types of members: Core members, Associate Members and Community Members. For a complete description of all, please review this outline.