March 5, 2020
Environmental Assessments

Environmental Impact Assessments | Practical Permitting Series

The environmental assessment process ensures that governments and public bodies consider potential environmental effects before an infrastructure project begins. This session will review the triggers for a project to become subject to an EA, and the criteria of an Environmental Assessment for a project. New CEAA rules will be discussed.
February 13, 2020
Consultation Strategies

Consultation Strategies | Practical Permitting Series

Learn best practices for engaging the public, Métis, as well as First Nation communities, with the goal of developing long term relationships for industrial development.
January 23, 2020
Baseline Studies to Support Permits

Baseline Studies | Practical Permitting Series

Baseline studies are required to support permitting and approvals – they are done to understand the existing environment so that predictions can be made to show how a project may affect the environment in the future. Through the use of case studies, students will be introduced to scoping, planning & executing baseline studies in Ontario.
December 12, 2019
Building your 2020 Sampling and Reporting Calendar

Building a 2020 Environmental Sampling and Reporting Calendar

This session will review the major reporting dates in the calendar year for the Ontario regulations, as well as applicable federal regulations in mining, forestry, or other applicable resource industries.
November 21, 2019
Winter Biological Monitoring

Winter Biological Monitoring

Learn about typical winter monitoring and data collection programs.
November 14, 2019
Mine Closure Plans

Mine Closure Plans | Practical Permitting Series

Ontario’s regulatory requirements and triggers for a Closure Plan will be reviewed in detail. Participants will understand the “approval” process and information requirements for Closure Plans and Closure Plan Amendments.
October 30, 2019
Breeding Bird Surveys and Nest Searches

Breeding Bird Surveys and Nest Searches

Learn why breeding bird surveys and nest searches are performed, the legislation that enforce these studies, and the protocols that guide these activities.
October 8, 2019
practical permitting environmental permitting

Environmental Permitting | Practical Permitting Series

SESSION 1: Environmental Permitting --- Participants will learn what triggers exist for environmental permits in Ontario, while also being introduced to “Permit Planning” using case study examples.
May 31, 2018

WEBINAR | Bridging the Gap

Our Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) training session aims to illustrate meaningful approaches to consultation with Indigenous peoples.
April 4, 2018

Site Water Runoff and Preparing for Spring Freshet

In this webinar, we will take a look at the regulatory requirements related to Storm Water Control Studies, as well as provide tips on how to prepare for, prevent, manage and monitor runoff.
March 22, 2018

WEBINAR | Fundamentals of Bat Studies

Our webinar will give a good indication of bat ecology, bat habitat, how assessments for bat habitat are conducted, and outline requirements of the new draft protocol.
February 22, 2018

Site Water Runoff and Preparing for Spring Freshet

In this webinar, we will take a look at the regulatory requirements related to Storm Water Control Studies, as well as provide tips on how to prepare for, prevent, manage and monitor runoff.