Brownfield Resources

Here is a sampling of useful websites related to brownfield redevelopment in Canada.

Government of Ontario

The Ontario Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing has the taken the lead in coordinating provincial action on brownfield issues. This website provides a point of access to information on brownfields and related legislation, land use planning, environmental protection and financing.

The Environmental Registry is a website that provides public access to a database holding information about environmental proposals and decisions made by the Ontario Government.

Canadian Brownfields Network (CBN)

The CBN is a national advocacy network for brownfield practitioners and stakeholders who want to effect change regarding brownfield redevelopment in Canada.

Federation of Canadian Municipalities' Green Municipal Fund

The Government of Canada endowed the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) with $550 million to establish the Green Municipal Fund (GMF). The GMF supports partnerships and leveraging of both public and private-sector funding to reach higher standards of air, water and soil quality, and climate protection. Some of this funding is allocated to the brownfields sector.

About GMF:

Brownfields Funding:

GMF's Brownfields Resources Page:

Sustainable Development Technology Canada

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is a not-for-profit foundation that finances and supports the development and demonstration of clean technologies which provide solutions to issues of climate change, clean air, water quality and soil, and which deliver economic, environmental and health benefits to Canadians.

SDTC operates two funds aimed at the development and demonstration of innovative technological solutions. The $590 million SD Tech Fund supports projects that address climate change, air quality, clean water, and clean soil.

For more information about SDTC, its funds and its funded projects: