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Savvy Funding Strategies For Brownfield Redevelopment in Canada

Alternative approaches to financing the redevelopment of old commercial properties and brownfield sites

Environmental and industry implications of Ontario’s Bill 197

Ontario's Bill 197 may spur development, but critics wonder at what cost?

Tech Talk: Rising Interest in SMR Technology

This article explores developments and some pros and cons of small modular reactor (SMR) technology, research projects for which are underway in Canada and the United States.

ERIS Updates

ERIS has developed 2 new tools to create efficiency

Your new best friend. Our time-saving due diligence tools!


ERIS President Carol Le Noury elected to the Board of the Canadian Brownfields Network

The CBN is pleased to announce the election of its new Board of Directors for the coming 2020-2021 period. The Board will now include Carol Le Noury, President of ERIS.


Update for our valued customers (COVID-19) – March 25

Update for our valued customers: Following up on our message of Friday, March 13th, I want to report that ERIS is completely open for business and our employees are all now safely working from their home offices.


Important Message from ERIS (COVID-19) – March 16

Update for our valued customers: The growing global health concern of COVID-19, the coronavirus, is impacting the way each of us goes about our day-to-day work and home life, and how we conduct our business operations.


Industry News

Nov 11, 2020

Ford government to take powers away from conservation authorities

Ford's government is rewriting the rules for agencies that protect Ontario watersheds, undermining their powers and allowing developers to skip checks and balances, environmental advocates say.


Nov 07, 2020

‘Forever chemicals’ can have far-reaching consequences, need more regulation in Canada, scientists say

'Very significant legislative gap' for PFAS substances, says Environmental Defence's Muhannad Malas


Nov 07, 2020

Alberta town on the verge of collapse due to aging oil wells

A small Alberta town that once prospered thanks to the oil industry is now edging ever closer to collapsing because of it.


Nov 05, 2020

20K tonnes of soil at Kenilworth reservoir site is contaminated with a carcinogen

Around 20K tonnes of soil contaminated with a carcinogen at the Kenilworth reservoir was discovered this summer, and councillors are only just learning about it.


Oct 30, 2020

Ontario: Proposal to Provide Additional Flexibility for Excess Soil Reuse

As a result of the COVID-19, the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) is proposing to extend the grandfathering for infrastructure projects and provide additional flexibility for excess soil reuse.