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Environmental Committee

Environmental Committee

Looking to become TCA's next Green Ambassador - apply below!

Mission Statement

To connect the construction industry with environmental education, awareness, best practices, guidelines, and policies while encouraging and promoting a culture of environmental sustainability.

The 2021 Environmental Committee members are as follows:

Catherine Willson
Committee Chair
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber (GSNH) LLP*

Vishawn Thompson
Committee Coordinator
TCA

Sandra Burnell
Revay and Associates Ltd.

Brian Grossman
Weston Forest Inc.

Marc McAree
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP

Keri Bedeau
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Lindsay Stewart
Orlando Corporation

Romeo Milano
Safetech Environmental Ltd.

Sophia Sestito
McIntosh Perry

Duncan MacLellan
City of Toronto

Suzana Fernandes
TCA

John Mollenhauer
TCA

Rushan Galagoda
EllisDon Corporation

Derek Beharry
Kenaidan Contracting Ltd.

Jeff Sokol
Upper Canada Specialty Hardware

Jack Leonetti
Gillam Group Inc.

Rosanna DiLabio
Pinchin Ltd.

Terry Lorentz
Milestone Environmental Contracting Inc.

Jeff Murva
J. Murva Consulting Ltd.

April is Earth Month

Every year, in the month of April, TCA through its Environmental Committee raises awareness on the importance of building green, building sustainably and improving our environmental policies! Our campaign runs for the entire month of April each year so be sure to tag us @TCA_Connect and share your green practices with us.

TCA Green Ambassador Program - Apply TODAY to get your company featured

TCA’s Environmental Committee runs a “Green Ambassador Program” profiling member companies that are making a sustainable environmental difference in the Construction Industry. Let us know what your company is doing and we could profile your company next - you can apply online below.

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  • June 2021

    City of Toronto - Corporate Real Estate Management - Project Management Office

    The City is currently developing a Net Zero Strategy in response to City Council’s Climate Emergency declaration. The Net Zero Strategy will build on the initial TransformTO plan, and the results of the 2019 TransformTO consultations on the next steps and will be aligned with the recommendations from the Toronto Office of Recovery and Rebuild.

  • February 2021

    Pinchin Ltd.

    Pinchin Ltd. was founded by Dr. Don Pinchin in 1981 and has grown into a multi-disciplinary firm that offers environmental, health and safety, building science and project management consulting services to the industrial, commercial, institutional and construction sectors.

  • July 2018

    Plasti-Fab

    Plasti-Fab® is a Canadian owned company and a leader in the North American expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulation industry. That they are now celebrating 50 years of excellence is testament to their ongoing commitment to providing quality products, industry expertise and superior customer service.

  • June 2018

    T. Harris Environmental Management Inc.

    T. Harris Environmental Management Inc. (THEM) is committed to responsible stewardship of the environment. THEM’s goal is to minimize environmental impact, conduct efficient use of the resources we consume, and conserve natural resources for future generations. The below table lists sustainability initiatives THEM has incorporated for the office, while conducting inspections, and beyond the workplace.

  • April 2018

    Modern Niagara

    Modern Niagara is a national leader in mechanical and electrical contracting and building services and controls. For more than 50 years we have offered a substantial resource base, deep project management expertise, and financial stability.

  • November 2017

    Sweeny &Co Architects

    Founded in early 1988 our history involves visionary clients and a talented team that have made the firm into one of the most respected and innovative Architectural, Urban Design, Development, and Interior Design practices in Canada.

  • September 2017

    EllisDon
    Executive Summary – The Carbon Impact Initiative

    EllisDon’s “Carbon Impact Initiative (CII)” was established specifically to provide government leaders with the industry response strategy required to deliver on climate change commitments.

  • April 2017 TCA Green Ambassador

    Deltera’s Green Story
    A member of the Tridel Group

    As the largest builder of sustainable condominiums in Canada, Tridel & Deltera takes the leadership role and responsibility seriously. That’s why they are committed to building communities that are environmentally responsible, energy efficient and healthy places to live.

  • November 2016 TCA Green Ambassador

    Siemens

    For Siemens Canada, sustainability means acting in the best interest of coming generations – with respect to the economy, the environment and society.

  • October 2016 TCA Green Ambassador

    Weston Forest

    Weston Forest is one of the largest distributors of forest products to the Construction industry in Canada. We have been a trusted environmentally conscious partner to our customers and suppliers since 1953.

Environmental Webinar/Presentation

Resources

City of Toronto