Environmental professionals are on a tight rope meeting client expectations.
The Park Street testing clinic in Charlottetown was singled out in P.E.I.'s auditor general's report, which has warned of the possibility of "potential contaminants" at the site due to a planned environmental assessment, put on hold due to the pandemic use of the facility.
As with many other sectors, ESG considerations are becoming imperative to the construction and development industry, and this focus on various aspects of health and sustainability has only been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and major climate events.
Drones arrived on the construction scene a few years ago, primarily for the purpose of providing visual overviews. This was a breakthrough for marketing, client presentations and general site inspection.
For the most part, we are still in the “wait and see” stage as to what longer-term impacts or changes may result from this pandemic.
2020 was a year like no other. COVID lead to changes in just about every aspect of our lives, including how regulators enforced environmental rules.
Opposition to a proposed glass factory in Stratford, Ont., reached a fever pitch last fall.
A University of Toronto civil engineering professor is leading research into how the construction sector is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
In a world of slower economic growth, very low interest rates, volatility in equity markets, real estate offers an attractive opportunity.
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.
A coalition of environmental groups filed a lawsuit against the Ford government Monday, alleging the province’s lack of public consultation on environmental changes in its economic recovery bill was “unlawful.”
On July 8, the Province of Ontario (the Province) introduced Bill 197 (the Bill), an omnibus COVID-19 economic recovery bill.