2017 BROWNIE AWARDS - AND THE WINNERS ARE...
The Canadian Brownfields Network (CBN) and Actual Media Inc. are proud to announce the winning and shortlisted projects/programs for the 2017 Brownie Awards.
The Brownies are a celebration of the transformation of underutilized and impacted properties into productive residential and commercial projects in Canada.
Sixteen projects, representing municipalities from across Canada, were named as finalists for six main categories. The six Brownie Awards categories for which nominations are accepted are: REPROGRAM, REMEDIATE, REINVEST, REBUILD, RENEW and REACH OUT. There are three other awards that acknowledge the best small-scale project, best large-scale project, and best overall project for 2017; all projects are eligible for these three awards. In addition, we present the Brownfielder of the Year.
The 2017 Brownie Award winners were announced during a gala dinner at the Delta Hotels Toronto on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017. The keynote speaker for the evening was David Kusturin, Chief Project Officer at Waterfront Toronto.
The winners (highlighted in yellow) and finalists for the 2017 Brownie Award Finalists are:
Category 1: REPROGRAM - Legislation, Policy and Program Initiatives
• Contaminated Sites Approved Professionals Society, British Columbia
• Excess Soils Bylaw Tool, Ontario
• Toronto Portlands Due Diligence, Ontario
Category 2: REMEDIATE - Sustainable Remediation and Technological Innovation
• New Calumet Mine, Ile-du-Grand-Calumet, Québec
• BC Hydro Rock Bay Project, Victoria, British Columbia
• Triovest Block M, Hamilton, Ontario
Category 3: REINVEST - Financing, Risk Management and Partnerships
• Port Credit West, Mississauga, Ontario
• SunMine, Kimberley, British Columbia
Category 4: REBUILD - Redevelopment at the Local, Site Scale
• New Eva's Phoenix, Toronto, Ontario
• Broadview Hotel, Toronto, Ontario
Category 5: RENEW - Redevelopment at the Community Scale
• 4th Avenue Flyover, Calgary, Alberta
• The askiy project, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
• East Bayfront/Bayside Development, Toronto, Ontario
• East Village Junction, Calgary, Alberta
Category 6: REACH OUT - Communication, Marketing and Public Engagement
• Inspiration Port Credit, Mississauga, Ontario
• North Pacific Cannery Conservation Master Plan, Municipality of Port Edward, British Columbia
Category 7: Brownfielder of the Year
• Lisa Fairweather, Alberta Environment and Parks, Edmonton, Alberta
Category 8: Best Small Project: the askiy project, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Category 9: Best Large Project: SunMine, Kimberley, British Columbia
Category 10: Best Overall Project: Toronto Portlands Due Diligence
Congratulations to all nominated, shortlisted and winning projects/programs and people - your past and ongoing efforts are making brownfield property reuse the preferred alternative for redevelopment.
Please click here
to read the media release.
The Canadian Brownfields Network and Actual Media would like to thank the 2017 Brownie Awards judging panel:
D. Grant Walsom, Partner, XCG Consulting Limited, Chair of the Judging Panel
Eric K. Pringle, Regional Manager - Western Canada, Milestone Environmental Contracting
Chris de Sousa, Director & Professor, School of Urban & Regional Planning, Ryerson University
Pamela Kraft, Head - Property, Planning and Development, Toronto Transit Commission/Ontario Professional Planners Institute
Krista Barfoot, Brownfield Redevelopment Specialist, CH2M
Stéphanie Bohdanow, Knowledge Services Advisor, Federation of Canadian Municipalities - Green Municipal Fund
Glenn Miller, Associate - Research, Canadian Urban Institute
John Stephenson, President, Ontario Association of Architects
Todd Latham, Publisher & CEO, Actual Media
Thank You to Our 2017 Sponsors!
We extend our heartfelt appreciation to our sponsors, without whom we could not have had such a successful awards program.
2017 Brownie Awards – Presented by: