Brownfields

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REMI Network

City council endorses waterfront development in Port Credit

The former Imperial Oil Lands 72-acre property has sat vacant for nearly 30 years.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Ontario proposes new excess soil rules

The Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks' proposal is posted for public consultation until May 31, 2019.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Soil sample results intensify cleanup demands

Hazardous contaminants from former industrial operations still linger in a now largely residential area of Edmonton.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Makers of discredited firefighting foams sued

The suit seeks to hold the companies liable for contamination that the chemical formulas, PFOS and PFOA, caused to soil and water in the vicinity of four airports in New York State.
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Canadian Property Management

LeBreton Flats redevelopment plans progress

Ottawa's national hockey league team, the Senators, expects to move from current home ice in the city's west end to the new arena.
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REMI Network

CUI honours 2015 Brownie Award winners

The 2015 Canadian Urban Institute Brownie Awards were recently handed out to projects and programs at a gala in Toronto’s Daniels Spectrum on October 8, 2
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REMI Network

U.K. government eyes brownfield redevelopment

Returning to office with a majority government, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron promises new housing on rehabilitated brownfield sites.
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Building Strategies & Sustainability

Something new under the sun in Kimberley B.C.

Off Highway 95A, between the Purcell and Rocky Mountains, where the sun shines more than 300 days of the year, lies Kimberley, British Columbia, population
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REMI Network

CUI hands out 15th Annual Brownie Awards

The Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) recently handed out the 15th Annual Brownie Awards at a gala in Toronto’s Regent Park neighbourhood. As previously reported, Eric
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Building Strategies & Sustainability

Next steps in sustainable soil management

Since the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO) introduced a web-based soil-matching service last year, responding to the need for sustainable dig and
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REMI Network

CUI names Eric Pringle 2014 Brownfielder

Eric Pringle, president of the Canadian Brownfields Network (CBN), is the 2014 Brownfielder of the year. Principal of a major environmental consulting firm and long-time
REMI

Canadian Property Management

Brownfields attracting varied land uses

Brownfield sites have risen and fallen out of favour with the economic tides. Today, brownfield development is more consistent due, in part, to the demand in residential and commercial developments.