Ontario Environment Industry Day – December 12th 2017

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With a provincial election coming in June 2018, this year’s Environment Industry Day at Queen’s Park will feature a unique afternoon program and panel!

  • Join representatives from a range of environment and cleantech firms as we discuss what policies we need from Ontario’s major political parties in the coming election.  What does your firm need to grow?
  • What regulatory and legislative barriers are holding you back?
  • What do politicians of all stripes need to know about running and growing an Ontario environment and cleantech business?

We will hold a series of roundtable discussions, followed by our annual industry political panel that will feature:

  • Trish Nixon, Chief Impact Investing Officer, ‎CoPower Inc
  • Brandon Moffatt, cleantech entrepreneur and VP, Development & Operations, Stormfisher Environmental
  • Michele Grenier, Executive Director of the Ontario Water Works Association (OWWA)

Moderated by Sandra Odendahl, President & CEO, CMC Research Institutes

AGENDA for Tuesday, December 12, 2017:

1:30 PM                Registration and networking
2:00 – 2:45 PM     Roundtable discussions of industry issues
2:45 – 4:00 PM     Tables report back and panel responds
4:00 – 4:30 PM      Political and policy response
4:30 PM                 Networking and walk to Queen’s Park reception

LOCATION: Charbonnel Lounge of St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto, 81 St Mary Street, Toronto, ON M5S 1J4

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Register now to secure your seat as space is limited!

Consider becoming a sponsor of EID for as little as $750 – and all sponsorships include tickets to the event.  Please contact Sonia Zorzos at / 416-531-7884 and she can put you in touch with the sponsorship committee.


ONEIA’s Approvals and Accountability Event March 8, 2018

An afternoon with the MOECC approvals team, followed by an evening reception with Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner

ONEIA members enjoy early-bird pricing until February 23!  Register NOW!

ONEIA is pleased to offer an exciting and informative half-day event where we will hold a training session on the MOECC Approvals process, followed by a presentation and reception with Environment Commissioner Dianne Saxe.   First, the “Approvals Academy” training session with the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) Approvals Team will see them address the main problem areas in applications.  This dialogue will be open and productive and will focus on how we can make the approvals process work better for ONEIA members, their clients and for the Ministry.

This discussion will be followed by the annual address to the environment and cleantech industry by Environmental Commissioner Dianne Saxe.  She will walk us through the highlights of her reports and take questions from the audience on a range of issues and areas of concerns.  The day will then conclude with a networking reception.

WHAT:     MOECC Approvals Academy Training Session & Annual Address by Environment Commissioner Dianne Saxe
WHEN:     Thursday, March 8, 2018
Approvals training session: 12:00 to 4:30 PM (lunch provided)
Address and reception:  5:00 to 7:00 PM (drinks and h’ors d’oeuvres)
LOCATION: Downtown Toronto Location TBC

Approvals Academy and Environment Commissioner Address/Reception (12:00 PM – 5:00 PM):
ONEIA member early bird $149 (until February 20)
ONEIA member regular $175
Not-yet member regular $195

Environment Commissioner Address/Reception ONLY (5 PM onwards):
ONEIA member $75
Non-yet member regular $95

To register: click here

Sponsorships are available. Please contact Sonia at for more information.