Since 1997, QE and its partners have conducted various environmental projects in over 50 Inuit and First Nation communities in Nunavut, Quebec, Ontario and the Northwest Territories. Projects have been carried in communities as well as on isolated mining sites and abandoned military sites on Aboriginal land. Here are some of our past projects:


Mining Companies   +

Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd - Meliadine Gold Mine Project, NU
Supply of Inuit field assistants for EIS and Drilling Work

Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd - Meadowbank Gold Mine, Baker Lake, NU
On-site management, packaging, off-site disposal of hazardous waste
Characterization of contaminated soil, evaluation of management options

Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation - Mary River Project, NU
On-site management, packaging, off-site disposal of hazardous waste
Spill contingency plan and emergency response training
WHMIS and Transport of Dangerous Goods training

Governments   +

Public Works and Government Services Canada
Site Remediation of Cape Christian LORAN Site, NU
Ekalugad Fiord (FOX-C) Site Remediation and Camp Services, NU
Transport and Disposal of PCB Contaminated Soil from the Maritimes
Schefferville Airport (Northern Quebec) Site Remediation
Transport and Disposal of PCB Contaminated Soil from Resolution Island

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Phase I ESA of 34 sites, Mashteuiatsh, Quebec
Phase III ESA, former dump site, Odanak, Quebec
Phase I ESAs, land transfer, Mingan, Lac-Simon, Chisasibi, Odanak, and Listuguj, QC
Remediation of hydrocarbon impacted sites, La Romaine, Quebec
Member of the Technical Advisory Committee - Subcommittee on Abandoned Military Sites, Ottawa
Remediation of Resolution Island (BAF-5) former Radar Site, NU

Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Phase I ESA and hazardous materials sampling at RCMP properties in Kimmirut, Coral Harbour, Iqaluit, NU

Health Canada
Involving Aboriginal Peoples in Contaminated Sites Management training course delivered to federal public servants in Quebec

Defence Construction Canada
Cape Dyer (DYE-M) DEW Line Site Remediation, NU
Site Remediation, No Name Lake and Garbage Island, Goose Bay, NL
Remediation PHC Contaminated Soil, Dome Mountain, CBF Goose Bay, NL
Camp support services, Cape Hooper (FOX-4), NU
Camp support services, Dewar Lakes (FOX-3), NU

Natural Resources Canada
Barrel cache cleanup, Phase I and II ESAs, outside Akulivik, Nunavik

Government of Nunavut
Mould Remediation, Health Centre, Resolute Bay
Transport and disposal of hazardous waste from Iqaluit
Remediation of hydrocarbon impacted soil and disposal of waste oil, Killiniq
Site remediation of the future Qikiqtani General Hospital, Iqaluit
Workplace safety training in Cape Dorset, Grise Fiord, Chesterfield Inlet, and Iqaluit


Parapublic Organizations   +

Qulliq Energy Corp
Phase I and III ESAs, power plants, Iqaluit, Pangnirtung and Qikiqtarjuaq, NU
Management, transport and disposal of hazardous waste from power plants in 25 communities in Nunavut

Kakivak Association
Delivery of BEAHR Environmental Monitor and ESAA training courses in Cape Dorset, Igloolik, Pond Inlet, and Pangnirtung, NU

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI)
Joint DND-NTI Environmental Working Group for DEW Line sites

ECO Canada - BEAHR
Environmental workforce needs assessment and review of training programs
Development of curriculum and instructional materials for Contaminated Site Remediation Coordinator course for Aboriginal learners
Development of curriculum and instructional materials for Environmental Management course for Aboriginal learners
Development of curriculum and instructional materials for ESA Assistant course for Aboriginal learner

Private Contractors   +

WHMIS, Transport of Dangerous Goods, HAZWOPER and Asbestos abatement training for DEW Line site remediation crews
Disposal of hazardous waste from Radio Island, Nunavut (former navigational aid and weather station)
Inspection of hazardous waste from DEW Line sites (CAM-M, CAM-2, PIN-3, FOX-4, FOX-5)