Advocacy and Outreach

Vision: That brownfield property reuse be the preferred solution by developers

 

June 2021
CBN's Government Relations Committee stakeholder interview with the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (MGCS) in coordination with the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) and the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) on research they are conducting to develop a long-term funding strategy to remediate abandoned fuel sites.

April 2021
CBN's Technical Advisory Committee commented on the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) proposed guidance document (Draft) Technical Guidance for Soil Vapour Intrusion Assessment. You can read the submission here.

April 2021
CBN's Technical Advisory Committee commented on the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) proposed updates to the guidance document, Procedures for the Use of Risk Assessment under Part XV.1 of the Environmental Protection Act(the Risk Assessment Procedures document). You can read the submission here

April 2021
CBN's Technical Advisory Committee commented on the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) proposed updates to the guidance document, Records of Site Condition: A Guide on Site Assessment, the Cleanup of Brownfield Sites and the Filing of Records of Site Condition (the RSC Guide). You can read the submission here.

March 2021
CBN's Technical Advisory Committee commented on the BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy Regulation of Soil Location - Intentions Paper - January 2021. You can read the submission here.

February 2021
CBN's Technical Advisory Committee commented on the City of Toronto’s proposed updates to the Policy for Accepting Potentially Contaminated Lands to be Conveyed to the City under the Planning Act, 2015 (Policy). You can read the submission here.

February 2021
CBN's Technical Advisory Committee commented on the City of Toronto’s proposed updates to the Policy for Accepting Potentially Contaminated Lands to be Conveyed to the City under the Planning Act, 2015 (Policy). You can read the submission here.

January 2021
CBN's Technical Advisory Committee provided feedback to the British Columbia Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy (ENV) on the Contaminated Sites Registry (CSR) Stage 13 Amendments – Revised Protocols. You can read the submission here.

Nov 2020
CBN's Technical Advisory Committee responded to Updated City of Toronto Conveyance Policy. You can read the submission here.

Sep 2020
CBN's Technical Advisory Committee responded to Alberta Environment and Parks invitation to comment with respect to the draft Supplemental Guidance for Site-Specific Risk Assessments (SSRAs) in Alberta. You can read the submission here

Jan 2020
CBN's Technical Advisory Committee responded to the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks request for comments on - Proposed Amendment to the Record of Site Condition (Brownfields) Regulation related to the Requirement to Sample Ground Water. You can read the submission here.

June 2019
CBN's Technical Advisory Committee responded to the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks' request for comments on proposed changes to the excess soil regulations (Ontario Regulation 153/04, Part XII). The response is available here.

April 2019
CBN's Government Relations Committee provided a response to the Government of Canada's draft Federal Sustainable Development Strategy 2019-2022. The committee identified several areas where brownfields can assist in addressing the strategy's goals, including climate change, housing and sustainability. You can read the submission here.

Introducing CBN's Corporate Members
  • Geosyntec Consultants
  • Vertex Environmental

 

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