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ONEIA Event Reviews


It was a picture perfect day starting with our morning panel discussing pressing environmental issues followed by a low stress day of golfing and networking. 

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And be sure to mark July 17th on your calendars for next year, so you don't miss this popular event! 


ONEIA's Election event took place on the evening June 7th where we were joined by environmental businesspeople and activists from across the GTA.  

Featured below is our panel of policy watchers who provided their perspectives of all major parties. 

From right to left, with ONEIA Executive Director, Alex Gill moderating: 
  • Scott Bowman, entrepreneur, past Senior Policy Advisor to the Minister of Northern Development and former Liberal candidate
  • Chris Hilkene, Interim CEO of Pollution Probe and President, Clean Water Foundation
  • Colin Isaacs, owner of CIAL Group and former Ontario NDP MPP




ONEIA Business and Policy Forum a big success!!

The annual Ontario Environment and Cleantech Business and Policy Forum was held on Tuesday, April 10th and we've been receiving great feedback about the success of the event.

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ONEIA's Approvals and Accountability (pilot) event that took place on March 8th was a big success and we look forward to hosting future events like this. 

The Approvals Academy was followed by Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner's Annual Address which is always engaging and both events provided our members a perfect opportunity to network.

Another Curling Bonspiel 2018 success took place in Guelph on March 27th.

Jointly hosted by Ontario’s Environmental Industry Association and BIOREM, this premiere networking event was tailored to the environmental professionals where we spent the afternoon with Ontario’s leading minds and business leaders who are driving innovation in the environment and cleantech fields. 

On the curling front, Maxxam Labs took home 1st prize with the AGAT Labs team not far behind in 2nd place. 

Thanks to all the curlers.

2018 Brampton bonspiel a success!

ONEIA’s sixth annual “Break the Ice on the Ice” drew a great crowd for an afternoon of fun and networking at the Brampton Curling Club.  More than 35 novice and experienced curlers from a range of companies spent the afternoon on the ice.  Ground Force Environmental Inc. came away with the top prize as best performing team, with team AGAT as a close second.   HGC, for their part, were honoured for being the most “honest” team.

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Fifth annual Business & Policy Forum a success

ONEIA’s fifth annual business and policy forum drew rave reviews on May 30.  More than 150 environment and cleantech execs, investment and finance professionals gathered at the Doubletree by Hilton in downtown Toronto to discuss trends and challenges facing our sector and to learn from policy and investment experts.  The day was capped with a gala dinner celebrating ONEIA’s 25th anniversary, featuring the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, The Hon Glen Murray.

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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...

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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...

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...

ONEIA Environment and Cleantech Business and Policy Forum 2017, May 30

Annual Address Ontario Environmental Commissioner, March 28, 2017

Environment Industry Day 2016

ONEIA Golf day 2016, July 13, 2016

ONEIA Environment and Cleantech Business and Policy Forum 2016, May 17

ONEIA 2016 Curling Bonspiel Brampton, March 8, 2016

Annual Address Environmental Commissioner, February 23, 2016

Environment Industry Day 2015

ONEIA 2015 Golf day

ONEIA Business and Policy Forum 2015

Curling Bonspiel Break the ice on the ice: The Sequel

Environment Industry Day 2014

Ontario-China soil remediation workshop

Big Data Seminar, October 8, 2014

ONEIA Excess Soil Session, September 9, 2014

2014 Business and Policy Forum a success

Environment Industry Day (EID) 2013

ONEIA's Environment and Cleantech Business and Policy Forum 2013

SR&ED and IRAP Breakfast event, October 10, 2013

ONEIA 2013 Golf Day

Water Panel Discussion, October 9, 2012

Companies discuss Waste Policy

Environment Industry Day 2012

Environment Industry Day 2011

ONEIA Brownfields breakfast event

NDP Environment Critic meets with ONEIA Advocacy Committee

ONEIA hosts Ontario PC Environment Critic

Post Globe 2010

If you would like to submit an event to the ONEIA calendar, please contact the office at 416-531-7884 or

Ontario Environment Industry Association (ONEIA)

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