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 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...Join us for breakfast with NDP Environment and Energy Critic Peter Tabuns: A free session for ONEIA members only

ONEIA is pleased to invite its members to join us for our Policy and Pancakes advocacy meeting to be held on Thursday February 9 from 8:00 - 10:00 am. 
For the first hour of the meeting, we will host a conversation with Peter Tabuns, the NDP Critic for Environment and Climate Change and Energy and MPP for Toronto-Danforth.

After the conversation with MPP Tabuns, we will discuss key policy areas that committees of ONEIA members are working on, including Brownfields, Waste, Water, and Climate Change/Cap-and-Trade. Read more and register...Registration for ONEIA's Brampton Curling Bonspiel is now OPEN

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Members of ONEIA are invited to attend the 2017 Annual General Meeting on February 22 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM. Graciously hosted by Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP. Read more en rsvp...
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.

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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...

ONEIA appears before Legislative committee hearings on  cap-and-trade and waste legislation

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...

Upcoming events

01 Mar 2017 12:00 PM • Brampton Curling Club, 46 McMurchy Avenue South, Brampton, Ontario L6Y 1Y4
21 Mar 2017 • Palais de Congres de Montreal, Montreal
22 Mar 2017 • Pearson Convention Center – 2638 Steeles Avenue East, Brampton ON L6T 4L7
23 Mar 2017 • Toronto
02 May 2017 • International Centre Mississauga, Mississauga, Canada
25 Oct 2017 • Scotiabank Convention Centre 6815 Stanley Avenue, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3Y9


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