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Nov 27, 2023

The State of Canada’s Cities Report

The First State of Canada's Cities Report is a call for clear and practical change that considers decision making, policymaking, investment choices, business practices and community norms.


Nov 24, 2023

Go big or go home: Brownfield math complex and challenging

The plan was to build 40 tiny homes in St. Thomas, Ont. on the site of a former brownfield. The local YWCA had all their plans and applications lined up until they hit the wall. Then their $6.7 million application for the federal government’s $1.5 billion Rapid Housing Accelerator fund was denied in favour of some of their other 700 applications.


Nov 20, 2023

Soil and Biosolid Analysis

ASTM International’s waste management committee (D34) has approved a new standard to analyze soils and biosolids for potential contamination from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).