Advocacy and Outreach

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

"At the recent International Sites and Spills Expo (November 3-4, in Toronto), there were two presentations on soil management of interest to CBN members.  The first was made by Al Durand, Chair of our Technical Advisory Committee, and the second by Andy Manahan of the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario.  You can view either of the presentations by clicking on the links below:


CBN and OREA Paper on Brownfields Taxation, May 2011

Canadian Brownfields Network, in conjunction with the Ontario Real Estate Association, have developed a paper outlining a tax measure to encourage revitalization of brownfield properties, and the benefits and application of such a measure. The paper also explains the implementation of a new tax class for brownfield properties that are under remediation.

Advocacy Letters to Government

The CBN has prepared and sent advocacy letters on behalf of various organizations. Some examples are provided below:

Introducing CBN's Corporate Members
  • Rice Group
  • Vertex Environmental

 

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