April 21, 2021
indigenous community engagement-workshop

Engagement Workshop: Session #3

Session #3: Project Assessment, Values Management Plans, Firming up Commitments and an overview of the Benefits of the Process. Our Engagement Process training session aims to illustrate meaningful approaches to consultation between Indigenous Peoples and Industry, while also demonstrating tools that can be used for engagement.  Participants will be made aware of diverse values and ways of thinking, and the importance of developing relationships.
April 14, 2021
indigenous community engagement-workshop

Engagement Workshop: Session #2

Session #2: Capacity building, Information sharing and Community Values risk assessment. Our Engagement Process training session aims to illustrate meaningful approaches to consultation between Indigenous Peoples and Industry, while also demonstrating tools that can be used for engagement.  Participants will be made aware of diverse values and ways of thinking, and the importance of developing relationships.
April 7, 2021
indigenous community engagement-workshop

Engagement Workshop: Session #1

Session #1: Legislative requirements and an overview of the process. Our Engagement Process training session aims to illustrate meaningful approaches to consultation between Indigenous Peoples and Industry, while also demonstrating tools that can be used for engagement.  Participants will be made aware of diverse values and ways of thinking, and the importance of developing relationships.
February 4, 2021
Legal Forum-Regulatory Updates 2021

Legal Forum – Regulatory Updates 2021

The webinar is intended to provide information about provincial and federal environmental legislative changes that have occurred in the industrial sectors. We will also look at changes that may be coming in the next year to provide participants with compliance updates.
January 28, 2021
Environmental Impact 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.
January 26, 2021
Benthic Studies

Biological Series | Benthic Surveys

During our final Biological Series webinar, Benthic Surveys, we will look into the requirements for a study and the various classifications of benthic macroinvertebrates.
January 19, 2021
Aquatic Studies

Biological Series | Aquatic Surveys

During our second Biological Series webinar, Aquatic Surveys, we will look into why they are required, different categories of aquatic surveys, and specific timing requirements for completing them.
January 12, 2021
Updates to the Fisheries Act

Biological Series | Updates to the Fisheries Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. F-14)

This session will provide a review of the Fisheries Act, a review of major changes made in 2012; 2017 Committee review, and subsequent amendments to the act in 2019 (Bill C-68) and looking to the future with these amendments.
December 15, 2020
Introduction to Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations (MDMER)

Introduction to MDMER

This session is an introduction to the federal MDMER, providing a review of the criteria for triggering into MDMER, tools for ensuring compliance to MDMER, recent updates and and an overview of the key monitoring and reporting requirements outlined in the regulation.
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.
January 16, 2020
Species at Risk Training

Species at Risk

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.