The proposed Near Surface Disposal Facility (NSDF) to contain low-level radioactive waste near the Ottawa River has encountered mounting opposition from Algonquin First Nations, supported by more than 140...
The approvals process for major projects in Canada continues to be slow and cumbersome under revamped environmental assessment legislation, according to a new report.
There’s an important task in the environment industry that consumes a significant amount of time and resources but is seldom discussed: report writing.
Pascal Harvey is a Montreal-based sociologist, urban planner and entrepreneur of Innu descent. Born in Jonquière, Que., he has more than 15 years of experience in real estate, urban planning...
The long-awaited National Building Code updates known as the 2020NBC is scheduled to be released to the industry in the next month or so, two years overdue.
On March 11, Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks announced a proposed one year pause to the implementation of certain provisions under its excess soil regulations that came into effect on Jan. 1, 2022.
Last March, after Nova Scotia identified nearly 70 sites it plans to assess and potentially remediate, officials have now added five more sites to its long list of areas contaminated during the province’s first gold rush era.
For the next ten years, the infrastructure development program across Canada is unparalleled in size, schedule, complexity and cost. Unlike previous programs, this could be a result of underfunding.
In 2021 Pinchin celebrated 40 years of providing premier environmental and engineering solutions in Canada.
Traditionally, Canadian common law as adopted from England places the obligation on purchasers of real property to complete due diligence and satisfy themselves as to the state of the property purchased.
On November 26, 2021, the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (the Ministry) released four draft regulations that offer project proponents greater clarity about whether their projects will need to undergo an environmental assessment (EA) under Ontario’s recently amended Environmental Assessment Act (EAA).
For more than four decades, a massive coal power plant sat on the shore of Lake Ontario in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, with hulking towers that were visible from miles away.
The first flood map of its kind demonstrates how low-lying areas of some of Canada’s major cities could become flooded within the next 80 years.
When it comes to environmental remediation, it could be a simple “dig and dump” project or it could require a multi-disciplinary approach. Either way, the key to a successful project is having the right team of experts for the job.
When it comes to environmental remediation, no two jobs are alike. It could be a simple “dig and dump,” or it could require a multi-disciplinary approach with a variety of remedial technologies and project partners.
As Keno City grapples with the imminent loss of its waste transfer station and other services, local outcry dovetails with problems caused by renewed mining in the region.
The village of Endicott in Broome County, New York was the birthplace of IBM, so it was painful when the firm left town nearly two decades ago to avoid paying real estate taxes.
Innovative Well Abandonment is pleased to provide the industry with a company directory for a large portion of the approved vendors for Saskatchewan’s Accelerated Site Closure Program (ASCP).
Edge Liability Risk Management is happy to announce the appointment of Greg Vogelsang, P.Eng., P.Geo., FEC, FGC, as Senior Vice President – Environmental Services effective May 1, 2021.