The Ontario Environment and Cleantech Business and Policy Forum - May 30, 2017
Opportunities and challenges in a
rapidly changing “circular” economy
Ontario is transitioning to a low-carbon circular economy and moving rapidly on implementing a cap-and-trade program and a new resource recovery framework, while also rolling out major infrastructure projects. What new opportunities can Ontario’s clean technology sector expect and how can it innovate and prosper during this transition? How will various external factors – in Canada and beyond – impact the situation in Ontario?
Mark you calendars now! ONEIA's fifth annual Business and Policy Forum is a day-long event that will offer Read more...
Waste Roundtable + Annual Address and Cocktail Reception with Ontario Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe
The Ontario Environment Industry Association (ONEIA) is pleased to announce that the Ontario Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe will offer her annual address to the province’s environment and cleantech industry on March 28!
But wait…there's more! The Commissioner will join us earlier in the afternoon for a facilitated discussion where we will hear her perspective on recent developments in the Ontario waste sector. Topics for discussion will include: Read more
ONEIA responds to provincial renewable fuel standardMarch 12, 2017
A committee of ONEIA members has crafted the Association’s response to
the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change’s (MOECC) discussion paper
on developing a modern renewable fuel standard (RFS) for gasoline To
read ONEIA’s response, click here
ONEIA committee responds to Waste Free Ontario Act EBR posting
Oneia’s Resource Recovery Committee, under co-chairs Randy Cluff and Brandon Moffat, coordinated the response of member companies to the recent posting on the Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR) with respect to the "Proposed Strategy for a Waste-Free Ontario: Building the Circular Economy.” Read more... Environment Industry Day (EID) 2016
Good Jobs. Local Jobs. Environmental Jobs.
Ontario’s cleantech sector came to Queen’s Park on October 25, as teams of representatives from the member companies of the Ontario Environment Industry Association (ONEIA) spent the day meeting with members of the Ontario Legislature, senior staff and other provincial decision. Read more and view some pictures of the day...
ONEIA Newsletter Spring 2016 issue.
Industry experts and government officials discuss opportunities, investment and policies at 2016 ONEIA Environment and Cleantech Business and Policy Forum
ONEIA’s 2016 Environment and Cleantech Business and Policy Forumheld on May 17, attracted more than 160 members, guests, industry experts and government officials to the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in downtown Toronto. The timing could not have been better for our theme “High Stakes, Low Carbon: The Business of Climate Change in Ontario.
Just two days before the Legislature was set to pass the province’s new climate change legislation into law, the Deputy Minister ...Read more...
ONEIA submits response to proposed excess soil management policy framework
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC), through the EBR consultation process, released a Proposed Excess Soil Management Policy Framework on January 26, 2016 (Framework). The Framework is a follow-up to January 2014 Management of Excess Soil – A Guide for Best Management Practices (the BMP).
The Ontario Environment Industry Association (ONEIA) applauds and supports the MOECC for the initiative to establish rules and regulations that provide better governance and management of excess soils generated in Ontario. Read more...
ONEIA welcomes new Ontario Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe
On Tuesday February 23, ONEIA welcomed new Environmental Commissioner, Dianne Saxe, to a reception and discussion hosted by ONEIA member Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP.
At her first annual address to ONEIA, the Commissioner said read more...
More than 100 attend ONEIA’s 2nd annual soil management event
More than 100 representatives of a range of environment and cleantech firms attended ONEIA’s “Managing Excess Soils” event on November 26, 2015. The event began with an opening briefing by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) on its progress to date in the area. Read more