In 2015, almost 26 million m3 of excess construction fill was generated across Ontario. Proper excess soil management supports the beneficial reuse of this soil while protecting human health and the environment. To exchange information and lessons learned about managing fill from source to receiving sites, we are convening the Ontario Excess Soil Symposium on December 6, 2017 in Caledon, ON. 

Featured Speakers


Additional speakers include:


  • Krista Barfoot, Brownfield Redevelopment Specialist, CH2M

  • Janet Bobechko, Senior Partner, Norton Rose Fullbright Canada LLP

  • Bradley Carew, Senior Geoenvironmental Advisor, City of Ottawa

  • Dave Carnegie, Partner/Senior Consultant, Malroz Engineering

  • Cary Clark, ‎Manager of Development & Environmental Engineering, City of Burlington

  • Sanjay Coelho, Senior Policy Analyst, Ministry of the Environment & Climate Change (MOECC)

  • Alec Cloke, President, United Soils Management

  • Beth Goodger, General Manager of Public Works Commission, City of Brantford

  • Eric Hood, Asscoiate & Senior Engineer, Golder Associates

  • Dave Kenth, Manager of Engineering Services, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville

  • Carmela Marshall, Director, Ontario Soil Regulation Task Force (OSRTF)

  • Leslie Rich, Planning & Policy Officer, Conservation Ontario

  • Julia Risi, SCS Consulting Group

  • Amanda Smith, Canadian Urban Institute

  • Jim Walls, Senior Geoscientist, R.J. Burnside

  • Grant Walsom, Partner, XCG Consulting

  • Frank Zechner, Residential & Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO)


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