2021 Webinar Series

OAIA 2021 Webinar Series During 2021, restrictions due to COVID-19 continue to affect programming at the Ontario Association for Impact Assessment (OAIA). OAIA offers two virtual webinars to facilitate discussion about current topics in impact assessment and engage with both our regular and student members. These include: a Winter Webinar focusing on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples…

2021 Conference & Webinars

Ontario Association for Impact Assessment 2021 Conference / Webinar Series During 2021, restrictions due to COVID-19 continue to affect programming for members. As a result, the OAIA developed two seasonal webinars for OAIA regular and student members as well as a conference on October 20 and 21, 2021 with the theme, Common Goal, Uncommon Pathways. Seasonal…

2020 Conference & Webinars

Important Announcement Regarding the 2020 OAIA Conference Dear OAIA Members and Impact Assessment Community, During this very difficult time of the COVID-19 global pandemic, our hearts go out to everyone in our community as we navigate new challenges, make major adjustments to our lifestyles, and care for the health and well-being of ourselves and of…

2019 Conference

Transforming & Re-Energizing Ontario: Impact Assessment for a Low Carbon Future DATE: October 29th – 30th, 2019 LOCATION: Faculty Club – University Of Toronto, 41 Willcocks St, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3 OVERVIEW: The Government of Ontario’s A Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan commits to addressing climate change and its discussion paper entitled Modernizing Ontario’s environmental assessment program proposes…

Indigenous Voices in Environmental Assessment

Special Session: Indigenous Voices in Environmental AssessmentJune 13, 2019 (5 pm – 8 pm)Member Invite There is increasing imperative to fully involve Indigenous people and respectfully assess impacts on their constitutionally protected Aboriginal and Treaty rights within provincial and federal environmental assessments.  Governments and proponents are challenged to work with Indigenous groups to meet regulatory…