Canadian Consulting Engineer

TMIG, Greenland, MCW and Halsall win top awards from Consulting Engineers of Ontario

May 7, 2012
By Canadian Consulting Engineer

Consulting Engineers of Ontario gave out their annual awards on April 28. The gala event was held in Toronto.

Consulting Engineers of Ontario gave out their annual awards on April 28. The gala event was held in Toronto.

Willis Chipman Award

The top award in the program went to The Municipal Infrastructure Group for Sherbourne Common. Sherbourne Common is a public space in East Bayfront, one of the new areas being developed by Waterfront Toronto. The stormwater treatment faciility treats lake and storwater with ultraviolet disinfection and then releases it through a public art feature.

Awards of Excellence wee given in categories according to firm size:

Award of Excellence – 1 to 25 Employees:

Greenland International Consulting Engineers: Building for the Stewards of Tomorrow

Client/Owner: Simcoe County District School Board

The Simcoe County District School Board’ Nottawasaga Pines Secondary School in Angus integrates environmental (no impact), social (mixed use) and economic (clean energy) sustainability.

Award of Excellence – 26 to 100 Employees:

MCW Consultants Ltd.

Earth Rangers Centre, Woodbridge, Ontario

Client/Owner: Earth Rangers Foundation

The project involved engineering design and project management of a series of integrated HVAC system enhancements to assist Earth Rangers in their goal of LEED: EBO&M Platinum certification. The redesign included a 57.6-kW energy tracking photovoltaic array, conversion of a chiller to a ground source heat pump system, extensive energy submetering, solar thermal system enhancements, building automation system upgrades and full recommissioning.

Award of Excellence – 101+ Employees:

Halsall Associates

Victoria Memorial Museum Building Rehabilitation, Ottawa

Client: Padolsky, Kuwabara, Gagnon, JV Architects (PKG)

Owner: Canadian Museum of Nature

Awards of Merit were given according to project type:

Award of Merit – Building Engineering and Science

exp Services Inc.

Redevelopment of Maple Leaf Gardens, Phase 1, Toronto

Client/Owner: Loblaw Properties Ltd.

Award of Merit – Environment

Stantec Consulting Ltd.

Real Time Control Implementation and Flow Regulator Upgrade Project

Client/Owner: City of Ottawa

Award of Merit – Industry, Energy and Resources

J.L. Richards & Associates Limited

Vale Living with Lakes Centre

Client/Owner: Laurentian University

Award of Merit – Project Management

Golder Associates Ltd.

GeoEngineering Content Management System (GECMS)

Client/Owner: Toronto Transit Commission

Award of Merit – Studies and Research


Aboriginal Traditional Ecological Study

Client/Owner: Métis Nation of Ontario/Ontario Power Generation

Award of Merit – Transportation

McCormick Rankin Corporation

East Hamilton Waterfront

Link Pedestrian Bridge

Client/Owner: City of Hamilton

Humanitarian Award

Blackwell Bowick Partnership Ltd., Halsall Associates, Quinn Dressel and

Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd.

St. Mattieu School

Client/Owner: Finn Church Aid


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