August 24, 2020

Wetlands 101

Construction projects that occur near bodies of water have the potential to negatively impact aquatic organisms. There are several regulations to be mindful of, as well as more than one regulator that could inspect a site for compliance. This session provides a brief understanding of regulators/regulations around wetlands, how to judge wetland boundaries, and how to work around them responsibly.
August 24, 2020

Species at Risk | Introduction

Industrial activities can have impacts to the habitat of plant and animal species to various degrees. Activities within the potential habitat of listed species as Endangered, Threatened or Special Concern are regulated by the government under the Species at Risk Act and the Endangered Species Act. This session highlights permitting and timing windows to perform species at risk work.
August 24, 2020

Aquatic Studies and Environmental Effects Monitoring

This session will provide a general understanding of aquatic studies that are typically required in support of establishing baseline conditions for new mining activities. In addition, legislative requirements related to aquatic Environmental Effects monitoring will be reviewed.
August 21, 2020

Air & Noise

Industrial sites have a legal requirement to monitor air quality and noise generation for any potential impacts to people and the natural environment. During this course, students will review the techniques for monitoring Air and Noise at industrial sites, and the requirements for reporting results.
August 23, 2017

TSSA and the Liquid Fuel Handling Code

One of the toughest roles of a mining company’s Environmental Coordinator is to stay on top of existing regulations and amendments related to the sites activities and operations. Join us for the latest on O.Reg 217, and a discussion on best practices related to this regulation.