2016 Brownie Awards

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CBN and Actual Media thank all those who submitted projects for consideration and congratulate the finalists – all nominated projects are proof of the vibrancy, innovation and excellence in Canada’s brownfield industry!

REPROGRAM: Legislation, Policy and Program Initiatives

WINNER:
Guidelines for Development of Contaminated or Potentially Contaminated Sites
City of Guelph, Ontario

 

The other finalists in this category are:

Brownfield Redevelopment Program Policy/Grant
Town of Mayerthorpe, Alberta

Excess Soils Model By-law
Ontario Soil Regulation Task Force, Ontario

Kingston Failed Tax Sale Redevelopments
City of Kingston, Ontario

2016 Brownie Award: REPROGRAM

REMEDIATE: Sustainable Remediation and Technological Innovation

WINNER:
Brantford’s Sydenham Pearl Brownfield Remediation and Urban Renewal
Brantford, ON

 

The other finalists in this category are:

Atlas Landfill Remediation
Welland, Ontario

Lac-Mégantic Remediation
Lac-Mégantic, Québec

Lehigh Cement Contaminated Soil Reclamation/Reuse
Edmonton, Alberta

Use of Phytoremediation to Rehabilitate Former Industrial Sites
Eastern Montréal, Québec

2016 Brownie Award: REMEDIATE

REINVEST: Financing, Risk Management and Partnerships

WINNER:
Atlas Landfill Remediation
Welland, Ontario

 

The other finalist in this category is:

Centre Suites on 3rd Avenue
Owen Sound, Ontario

2016 Brownie Award: REINVEST

REBUILD: Redevelopment at the Local, Site Scale

WINNER:
Orillia Recreation Facility
Orillia, Ontario

 

The other finalists in this category are:

New Eva’s Phoenix
Toronto, Ontario

St. Michael’s Hospital Redevelopment
Toronto, Ontario

2016 Brownie Award: REBUILD

RENEW: Redevelopment at the Community Scale

WINNER:
The Metal Works
Guelph, Ontario

 

The other finalists in this category are:

Inspiration Lakeview
Mississauga, Ontario

ION: Light Rail Transit in Waterloo Region
Region of Waterloo, Ontario

The Barrel Yards
Waterloo, Ontario

Zibi – Ottawa-Gatineau
Ottawa, Ontario and Gatineau, Québec

2016 Brownie Award: RENEW

REACH OUT: Communication, Marketing and Public Engagement

WINNER:
Leadership in Brownfields Renewal
Federation of Canadian Municipalities, Ottawa, Ontario

 

The other finalists in this category are:

Inspiration Port Credit
Mississauga, Ontario

John Hart Generating Station Replacement
Campbell River, British Columbia

2016 Brownie Award: REACH OUT

The judges also gave three additional awards: best small project, best large project and best overall project. All nominated projects are eligible for these categories. The winning projects are:

BEST SMALL PROJECT:

WINNER:
Centre Suites on 3rd Avenue
Owen Sound, Ontario

2016 Brownie Awards: BEST SMALL SCALE

BEST LARGE PROJECT:

WINNER:
ION: Light Rail Transit in Waterloo Region
Region of Waterloo, Ontario

2016 Brownie Award: LARGE SCALE

BEST OVERALL PROJECT:

WINNER:
Lac-Mégantic Remediation
Lac-Mégantic, Québec

2016 Brownie Awards: BEST OVERALL

Brownfielder of the Year Award

WINNER:
Nathan Richard
City of Kingston

2016 Brownie Awards: BROWNFIELDERS OF THE YEAR, past and present

Thank you to our judges

The Canadian Brownfields Network and Actual Media would like to thank the 2016 Brownie Awards judging panel:

  • D. Grant Walsom, XCG Consulting Limited, Chair of the Judging Panel
  • Eric K. Pringle, Milestone Environmental Contracting
  • Isaël Poirier, Canadian Brownfields Network, Vice President
  • Chris de Sousa, Ryerson University
  • Pamela Kraft, Toronto Transit Commission/Ontario Professional Planners Institute
  • Krista Barfoot, CH2M
  • Stéphanie Bohdanow, Federation of Canadian Municipalities – Green Municipal Fund
  • Glenn Miller, Canadian Urban Institute
  • Bill Birdsell, J. William Birdsell Architecture (Ontario Association of Architects Immediate Past President)
  • Bill Stiebel, Stantec Consulting Ltd.
  • Alan McCammon, British Columbia Ministry of Environment
  • Todd Latham, Actual Media
  • Toon Dreesen, Dreesen Cardinal Architects Inc. (Ontario Association of Architects President)