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.


Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller's annual address

Join us on March 11 as Ontario Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller holds his annual interactive conversation with environment and cleantech companies. Read more and register..

2015 curling bonspiel a hit with sold-out crowd

ONEIA’s annual “break the ice on the ice” curling bonspiel and networking event was held on January 28 at the Brampton Curling Club.  A sold-out crowd (that included many first-time curlers) enjoyed a “learn to curl” clinic before hitting the ice.  

Thanks to our curlers and to sponsors KG Services (bonspiel) and AGAT Laboratories (networking event) for making our day such a success. 

Photos of the event can be found 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.

Annual General Meeting

DATE: February 19, 2015
TIME: 10:00 AM
Location: Offices of Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
77 King Street West, TD Centre, Suite 3000
Toronto, ON M5K 1G8

Click here for the notice. Click here to RSVP

Ontario-China soil remediation workshop

The combined Ontario Ministries of Research and Innovation (MRI); Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure (MEDEI); and Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade (MCIIT) and the Ontario Government along with the Chinese Consulate in Toronto hosted a workshop on Ontario-China Soil Remediation on December 9, 2014 in Toronto. Read more...

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...

Go Green on the Green 2014 - a successful day with a bit of everything

The sold-out event started with a morning program,

Business and Policy Forum a success

The 2014 edition of the Ontario Environment Industry Association’s annual Environment and Cleantech Business and Policy Forum was a great success. 

The event, held on April 23 at the Marriott Eaton Centre Hotel, attracted more than 160 attendees from a range of environment firms, financial and investment companies and all levels of government.
Read more... and view pictures of the day.

ONEIA's 2014-2015 Member Directory is here!

Members, politicians hail success of EID 2013  

The 13th edition of ONEIA's annual Environment Industry Day (EID) was held on November 27, 2013 and received universally positive feedback.

ONEIA responds to proposed Great Lakes Strategy

Led by its Water Subcommittee, the Ontario Environment Industry Association has responded to the province's proposed Great Lakes Protection Strategy and accompanying Act.  Read more...

For a copy of ONEIA's response, click here.

Upcoming events

10 Mar 2015 • By teleconference
11 Mar 2015 7:30 AM • Downtown Toronto location TBA
17 Mar 2015 • Montreal
24 Mar 2015 2:30 PM • The Guelph Curling Club, 816 Woolwich Street, Guelph, ON N1H 6J2
27 Apr 2015 • International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario
12 May 2015 • By teleconference
15 Jul 2015 • Royal Ontario Golf Club, 6378 Trafalgar Road Hornby (Milton), ON L0P1E0


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