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Stage 13 Amendments To B.C.’s CSR: What’s Coming Next

Posted on September 29, 2020

  Are you prepared to the changes in the BC Contaminated Site Regulations’ (BC CSR) Site Investigation Protocols coming into play February 1, 2021? If not, you have come to the right place! Here is a summary of what is to come, and what these changes could mean for you and your project team. (Special

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Cannabis Potency Testing

The Science Behind Cannabis Potency Testing

Posted on August 27, 2020

Accurate potency reporting is critical when considering the medicinal use of cannabis to allow for precise dosing. The Health Canada guideline set out for edibles in the fall of 2019 stipulates a maximum THC concentration of 10 mg per discreet unit, which highlights the need for accurate potency testing. The need for robust methods is further

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5 Things You Need to Know Before Testing your Drinking Water

Posted on June 23, 2020

There’s a saying that we shouldn’t “judge the book by its cover”, and the same concept can be applied to drinking water: Visual inspection or taste doesn’t always tell you if the water is safe to drink. To ensure your drinking water is safe (or “potable”), CARO provides water testing services for a suite of

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Field Filtration

Posted on April 7, 2020

TECHNICAL UPDATE – BC MOE TO MANDATE FIELD FILTRATION FOR DISSOLVED METALS AND MERCURY “Effective May 01, 2020, the Ministry will require field filtration for all environmental water samples collected for the analysis of dissolved metals (including mercury) for Contaminated Sites Regulation (CSR) and permittee compliance monitoring purposes which fall under the Environment Management Act (EMA).”

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CARO’s COVID-19 Business Continuity Plan (BCP)

Posted on April 1, 2020

“The World Health Organization (WHO) has assessed COVID-19 as a pandemic … COVID-19 is a serious health threat, and the situation is evolving daily. The risk will vary between and within communities, but given the increasing number of cases in Canada, the risk to Canadians is considered high.” – Government of Canada, March 2020. On

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CARO Analytical: Essential Service Status

Posted on March 27, 2020

March 27, 2020 – UPDATE 11:00AM The Ministry of Health has confirmed that any laboratory test that has the purpose of ensuring health and/or safety limits are being met should continue. As an essential service, CARO will continue to provide testing to support our clients. CARO has full-service laboratory operations in Richmond BC, Burnaby BC,

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COVID-19

Posted on March 17, 2020

Caring About Results…Obviously  March 17, 2020 – UPDATE 12:00 PM We continue to monitor the situation closely and are following the relevant Provincial Health Authority Guidelines to ensure our employees and clients continue to feel safe at work.  This means that the situation may change from day-to-day, but we are committed to keeping you updated as

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Lead – CDWQG Update

Posted on January 22, 2020

In the Spring of 2019, the Canadian Government took important steps to protect the health of the general public by updating the Canadian Drinking Water Guidelines. These changes included (but were not limited to) decreasing the maximum acceptable concentration (MAC) of lead in drinking water sources from 0.010 mg/L (10 ppb) to 0.005 mg/L (5

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    Kelowna, BC, V1X 5C3, Canada
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    Monday to Friday 8 am to 5 pm.
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    Whitehorse, YT, Y1A0A8, Canada
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    Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm
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    Victoria, V8T 1Y9, BC, Canada
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    Monday to Friday 7:30 am to 5 pm
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