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Canadian Environment Industry Association (CEIA)
Association Canadienne des Industries de l’Environnement
Canadian Environment Industry Association
204-6 Antares Drive, Phase II
Neopean, Ontario K2E 8A9
Canada

Telephone: +1-613-723-3525
Fax: +1-613-723-0600
E-mail: ceiaea@capitalnet.com
Contact: G. Steve Hart

Topics covered: f.
Description: The Canadian Environment Industry Association (CEIA/ l'ACIE) is an umbrella group representing provincial companies, environmental consulting companies, laboratory services, waste management facilities, associations, and organizations that are dedicated to environmentally sustainable economic development through the provision of state-of-the-art products, technologies, and services. CEIA/ l’ACIE advocate for environmental and economic policies and regulations with provincial governments and industry associations, and promote research and training in disciplines and matters relevant to the environmental industry. The association addresses provincial environmental issues through its provincial affiliates. CEIA/l’ACIE holds conferences, produces a newsletter, and publishes conference proceedings.
Format of information: Workshops, conferences, newsletter, and proceedings are all available in print.
Internet: None.
Language: English and French.
Consulting or support services: None.
Fees: Conference and workshop proceedings are available to the public for a fee.

 

Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
CIDA
Canadian Partnerships Branch
2000 Promenade du Portage
Hull, Quebec K1A 0G4
Canada

Telephone: +1-819-997-1167
Fax: +1-819-994-9707
E-mail: info@acdi-cida.gc.ca
Contact:
 
Linda Collette
Senior Environmental Advisor

Description: The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Canadian Partnerships Branch undertakes joint development projects with industrial, non-governmental, and university partners, including technical assistance, professional services, training, funding, and monitoring and evaluation. The Partnerships Branch is involved with many projects in various countries such as Argentina, Benin, Chile, Columbia, Ecuador, Grenada, Haiti, Ivory Coast, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Senegal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, and Turkey.
Format of information: Information is provided through embassies or external affairs ministries.
Internet: http://www.acdi-cida.gc.ca
Language: English and French.
Consulting or support services: None.
Fees: None.

 

Canadian Society For Civil Engineering (CSCE)
CSCE National Headquarters
2155, Guy, Suite 840
Montreal, Quebec, H3H 2R9

Telephone: +1-514-933-2634
Fax: +1-514-933-3504
E-mail: csce@generation.net
Contact: Melu. Hasain, President

Topics covered: a, b, c, d, e, g.
Description: The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) was founded in 1887 to develop and maintain high standards of civil engineering practice in Canada, and to enhance the public image of the civil engineering profession. The society has local sections across Canada, providing members with opportunities for networking and professional development through regular technical programs and special technical workshops. The CSCE has an International Affairs Committee (ITA) for exchange of research and professional knowledge with civil engineering organizations in other countries. Joint cost sharing agreements with those organizations facilitate technical exchange and training. Financial assistance from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) is used for activities in developing countries such as the Youth Initiative Program which gives young civil engineers the experience of living and working in the developing world.
Format of information: Journal, magazine, articles, workshops, special conferences, annual conference, national lecture tours.
Internet: http://www.csce.ca/
Language: English and French.
Consulting or Support Services: Will refer requests to members with relevant expertise.
Fees: Fees for most meetings and publications.

 

Canadian Society for Professional Engineers (CSPE)
The Canadian Society for Professional Engineers
203-College Street, Suit 303
Toronto, ON, M5T 1P9

Telephone: +1-416-598-0520
Fax: +1-416-598-3679
E-mail: akhtar@cspe.on.ca
Contact: Aziz Akhtar, President

Topics covered: f, g.
Description: The Canadian Society of Professional Engineers (CSPE) was founded in 1979 to represent and provide advocacy for professional engineers on issues affecting the regulation and practice of the engineering profession, and the rights and careers of individual engineers, in order to improve the effectiveness of professional engineers. CSPE acts as an advocacy and service organization helping to clearly define functions and responsibilities of provincial professional engineers associations. The CSPE is a member controlled service organization.
Format Information: Magazine, articles, conferences, Internet, and regular meetings.
Internet: http://www.cspe.ca
Language: English, French.
Consulting or Support Services: Will refer requests to members with relevant expertise.
Fees: There is a charge for most meetings and conferences.

 

Canadian Standard Association (CSA)
Canadian Standard Association
178 Rexdale Boulevard
Toronto, ON M9W 1R3

Telephone: +1- 416-747-4044
Fax: +1- 416-747-2475
E-mail: info@csa.ca
Contact: Standards Department

Topics covered: b, c, g.
Description: The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1919 to develop standards to improve performance requirements and address quality issues, and to implement those standards through product certification. CSA tests and certifies products for both the U.S. and Canadian markets. It collaborates closely with manufacturers, industry associations, educational institutions and government bodies regarding particular safety, performance and quality issues. Services are provided to industries including Business/Management Systems, Communications/Information, Construction, Electrical and Electronics, Environment and Transportation. CSA is supported by over 8,000 members from all professions, and has a well developed local and international network.
Format of information: CSA has available over 1500 publications, and to keep its members informed about the changing standards, and requirements in the industry CSA offers seminars, workshops guidelines, handbooks, standard books and newsletters which can be provided as hard copy or on disk or CD-ROM.
Internet: http://www.csa.ca
Language: English, French.
Consulting or Support Services: None.
Fees: There is a charge for product testing, publications and conferences.

 

Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA)
CWWA
45 Rideau Street, Suite 402
Ottawa, ON K1N 5W8

Telephone: +1-613-241-5692
Fax: +1-613-241-5193
E-mail:
 
admin@cwwa.ca
webmater@cwwa.ca
Contact: T. Duncan Ellison, Executive Director

Topics covered: f.
Description: The Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) was founded in 1986 with the assistance of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, Environment Canada and Health Canada, and the support of all Canadian water/wastewater associations. The CWWA represents the common interest of Canadian municipal water and wastewater systems, and is especially active in the development and implementation of federal and inter-provincial policies, legislation, programs, codes and standards, and certification practices. The CWWA acts as a collector, reviewer, and source of advice and information to its members. It facilitates dialogue between its members and the Canadian government, and represents Canadian interests to other national Associations.
Format of information: Videos, articles, NSPE publications, annual reports, trade shows, workshops and conferences.
Internet: http://www.cwwa.ca
Language: English.
Consulting or Support Services: Will refer requests to members with relevant expertise.
Fees: Fees for most publications, proceedings, meetings and conferences.

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