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2017 Ontario Excess Soil Symposium

Last year we convened this event to discuss solutions and areas of further development required to support beneficial reuse of excess soil in Ontario. Over 20 speakers and 270 attendees participated in the full-day session in Caledon, ON.


  • Introduction: Canadian Urban Institute & Excess Soil Management (Amanda Smith - CUI) DOWNLOAD

  • Morning Address: Hon. Chris Ballard, Ontario Minister of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) WATCH
  • Delivering on Ontario’s Excess Soil Management Policy Framework, 2016 (Sanjay Coelho - MOECC) DOWNLOAD
  • Update from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs on Excess Soil (Helen Collins - MMA) DOWNLOAD
  • Quantification of Excess Construction Soils in Ontario (Frank Zechner - RCCAO) DOWNLOAD
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville Advances in Policy and Regulation (Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville, SCS, Golder, Burnside) DOWNLOAD
  • Excess Soil Management Implementation Successes (Brad Carew - City of Ottawa) DOWNLOAD
  • Excess Soil Management and the Environmental Bill of Rights (Dr. Dianne Saxe - Environmental Commissioner of Ontario) DOWNLOAD

thank you to our 2017 sponsors: