Established in 1991, ONEIA is the business association representing the interests of the environment industry in Ontario. Our network of thousands of contacts includes key people at environmental technology, product and service companies, law, investment and insurance firms, institutes, universities and governments.

ONEIA News

ONEIA's Golf day: blue skies, policy and play

The Royal Ontario Golf Club played host for the third time to ONEIA's "Go Green on the Green" golf day on July 15.  More than 120 attendees joined us for a great day of golfing and networking on a bright sunny and cool summer day.

The sold-out event started with a morning program, graciously sponsored by RWDI, during which Heather Pearson, Director Air Policy Instruments and Program Design Branch at the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change presented an update on the developments with regard to the new cap-and-trade system roll out process. Read more and view pictures of the day...

Capacity crowd discusses opportunities, investment and policies at annual ONEIA business and policy forum 

More than 160 professionals from across the environment and cleantech field gathered at the Doubletree Hilton in downtown Toronto on May 4, 2015 for a day of panels, guest speakers, roundtables and networking.  Read more...

For speaker presentations and some pictures of the day, please CLICK HERE

Environment and cleantech companies rock Guelph curling bonspiel

On March 24, teams from more than a dozen companies came out to the Guelph edition of ONEIA’s popular “Break the Ice on the Ice” business and networking curling bonspiel.  The Guelph Curling Club played host to more than 50 curlers who enjoyed an afternoon “learn to curl” clinic, followed by a three-game, six-end bonspiel.  Read more...

For photos of the event please CLICK HERE

ONEIA shares concerns with City of Toronto on Brownfields 

ONEIA’s active Brownfields Committee continued to work on behalf of our members in this key issue, meeting with representatives of the city of Toronto late in 2014 to share or concerns about changes to its policies regarding how “contaminated lands” are conveyed to the City. 

The group followed up its meeting with a letter outlining our position, noting that while the new policy is making progress, more work needs to be done .  To read a copy of the letter, click here.

Inspiring dialogue at Environment Industry Day 2014

On November 18, 2014, ONEIA held its 14th edition of Environment Industry Day, our annual day of dialogue with MPPs at the Ontario legislature.

The day began with a breakfast address by Minister of Environment and Climate Change The Hon. Glen Murray.  Read more...

For photos of the event please click here

RIC Centre and ONEIA co-hosted Big Data Seminar

On October 8th, the RIC Centre and ONEIA co-hosted a Growing Your Business Seminar on Big Data to help entrepreneurs learn how Big Data will change their business and offer unprecedented opportunities in the coming years.  Read more and view full presentations
ONEIA September Newsletter

The September edition of the ONEIA newsletter is now live and available for download. CLICK HERE to begin reading the latest news from the environment and cleantech sector.

Soil event provokes discussion, networking 

ONEIA hosted a half-day event on September 9 that looked at regulatory and practical issues around soil management in Ontario.  A capacity crowd of more than 100 people from a range of firms heard from representatives of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, as well as read more...

Presentations are available here

ONEIA's Excess Soils Working Group asked to provide input

The Excess Soils Working Group (a subgroup of ONEIA’s Brownfields Committee) has been asked by the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change to bring together a small group of industry professionals to provide policy input.  The group will offer feedback on Excess Soils Management and Best Management Practices in an information exchange session that is being arranged for late September. Read more...


Upcoming events

23 Sep 2015 8:00 AM • RIC Centre 2660 Speakman Dr Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1
07 Oct 2015 • International Plaza Conference Centre, 655 Dixon Road, Mississauga, Ontario, M9W 1J3
20 Oct 2015 • Queen's Park Legislative Building, Toronto, ON
02 Mar 2016 • Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver BC, Canada
17 May 2016 • Scotiabank Convention Centre, Niagara Falls


        

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