2C – Ontario’s Excess Soils Regulation and Contaminated Sites 2024

Draft agenda

April 24
Course Description

Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks is proposing to again amend O. Reg. 406/19: Excess Soil Regulation.

CANECT’s popular one-day compliance “clinic” provides an essential update to enable consultants, governments, proponents, developers, municipalities, and environmental professionals to successfully navigate practical issues arising from the rules for excess soil, emerging contaminants, contaminated sites, risk assessment and liability.

Course Chair

Janet Bobechko, Partner, Certified Specialist in Environmental Law, WeirFoulds LLP

Guest speakers to-date
  • Reema Kureishy, Senior Policy Analyst, Land Use Policy, Environmental Policy Branch, Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
  • Chris Lompart, Manager of Land Use Policy, Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
  • More to be announced.

April 24 – Course begins 9 AM

Excess soil management in Ontario: Reality of implementation

Take a deep dive into the details of the regulation and how it is working in reality including:

  • Lessons learned
  • “Rules for On-Site and Excess Soil Management”
  • Documents and tracking
  • Municipal perspective
  • Compliance concerns
  • Important changes to contract documents and supplementary conditions

Emerging contaminants – The changing regulatory landscape and stakeholder implications

Excess soil and contaminated sites liability refresher

Risk assessment and brownfields

Management, remediation and development of contaminated sites and dealing with Excess Soils: Open panel discussion on current
issues

Question and answer period

Course ends 4 PM

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