On November 28, 2018 the Canadian Urban Institute convened the second annual Excess Soil Symposium in Ajax, Ontario. The objectives of the event were to support beneficial reuse of excess soil in Ontario; discuss excess soil policy and regulation; share successful case studies, research, resources, lessons learned and to provide networking and learning opportunities. 

The following topics related to the use of excess soil were discussed at the 2018 Symposium:

  • Why does soil management matter?

  • Successful pilot projects and case studies

  • Advances in technology

  • Advances in municipal by-laws and procurement

  • Options to reduce illegal fill dumping

Speaker Presentations


Additional Excess Soil Resources


Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors!



For more information about the Ontario Excess Soil Symposium,
contact Geneva Starr: gstarr (at) canurb (dot) org, 416-365-0816 x 257