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 golfers brave record heat for golf day 2016

A sold-out crowd of environment and cleantech professionals braved the hottest day of the summer to enjoy an afternoon of golf and networking on July 13. 

As the temperature topped 34 degrees Celsius, the day began with an information briefing from the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) about its cap-and-trade plans.  Moderated by Janet Bobechko of Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, the session shared both the basics of the system and the province;s plans for the coming years (for more info, please consult ONEIA’s twitter account at @ONEIANetwork)

Following a BBQ lunch, participants spent the afternoon golfing under sunny skies in a best ball format.  For pictures of the event, please visit

Thanks to everyone who came out and we look forward to seeing you again next year!

ONEIA Newsletter Spring 2016 issue now available. Click here...

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

10 Sep 2016 (EDT) • Holiday Inn Express and Suites Mississauga, 40 Admiral Boulevard, Mississauga Ontario.
24 Sep 2016 (EDT) • New Orleans, LA
18 Oct 2016 (EDT) • Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville
19 Oct 2016 (EDT) • Bloor Yorkville Marriott, Toronto, Ontario
26 Oct 2016 (EDT) • Delta Waterloo, 110 Erb Street West, Waterloo


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