Canadian Multiculturalism Day: Strength in Diversity

June 25, 2021

My Great Grandfather emigrated from Northern India to East Africa in 1896. Growing up in Kenya as a third generation Kenyan was an incredible experience in that not only was the country an equatorial paradise, but the country had also just received independence from British colonial rule shortly after I was born. All prospects for […]


Englobe marks National Indigenous Peoples Day by sharing a story of courage and perseverance

June 21, 2021

Alex O’Bomsawin-Descôteaux, Agronomist and Technical Advisor, Organic Waste Management at Englobe, is a member of the Abenaki First Nation and grew up on the Odanak reserve in Central Quebec. On this National Indigenous Peoples’ Day, he shares a personal story that sheds light on Indigenous culture to help us better understand it. “I am pleased […]


Englobe completes remediation project in Canada’s High Arctic

June 15, 2021

A team of Englobe Environment specialists, in collaboration with Sila Remediation, just completed a clean-up project for its client, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Development Canada (CIRNAC), in one of the world’s most remote and unforgiving locations: Canada’s High Arctic.    The project called for the removal of hundreds of 425-pound fuel drums as well as other […]


Study, sight and sound: How Englobe’s experts evaluate and diagnose degradation in reinforced concrete structures

June 9, 2021

Stéphanie Blanchard, Englobe’s Technical Director, Soil and Materials Engineering in Quebec, provides an overview of innovation when it comes to the investigation of reinforced concrete structures – just one aspect of the vast expertise her team offers customers, both in the public and private sector.  As many reinforced concrete structures in the province are aging […]


From ‘moonrocks’ to honeypots: Englobe’s sustainability venture at Jeffrey Mine

June 8, 2021

Olivier Sylvestre, Regional Director, Soil and Biomass Processing Centres for the Eastern Townships of Québec, talks about the Jeffrey Mine revegetation project, a former asbestos mine located in the town of Val des Sources (formerly known as Asbestos). The project, which began in 2004, is still underway today. “The mine site resembled the surface of […]


Celebrating World Environment Day – Be part of #GenerationRestoration

June 4, 2021

June 5th is World Environment Day, an observance established by the United Nations to encourage awareness and action for the protection of the environment.   The day acts as an important milestone for the global conversation about the commitments and actions we all have to take to protect our environment.   Englobe is proud to add its voice to the global conversation and raise awareness of its role and expertise in reviving and protecting our ecosystems.    As a Canadian leader in applied sciences, particularly in the fields of environment, geosciences, and materials engineering, our team of 2,600 expertshelps implement […]


National Indigenous People’s History Month: Englobe commemorates the 215 deceased residential school children in Kamloops, BC

June 1, 2021

For Englobe’s vast network of Canadian employees, collaborating with First Nations communities is part of our everyday commitment to people and the environment. And we’re proud to be commemorating National Indigenous People’s History Month together with Edmond Collins, Indigenous Relations Manager, whose mission it is to facilitate mutual understanding among us and the more than 600 First […]


Englobe supports rural Nova Scotia community group in its initiative to secure healthy, local food

May 20, 2021

New Ross, Nova Scotia is a picturesque, rural inland community located in the heart of Nova Scotia. Like many rural, small, and picturesque communities in Atlantic Canada, New Ross is not without its challenges. Nearly a decade ago, the New Ross Community Food Project began with discussions at the local family resource centre around food […]


Innovation at the heart of Englobe’s expertise in concrete

May 19, 2021

Concrete is an extremely versatile material; there are so many uses for it. You see concrete in a wide variety of applications – the obvious of which are curbs, sidewalks, columns and walls – but there are roads, paving stones, precast (pipe, culverts, maintenance holes, etc.), cement board, masonry, roller compacted concrete, dams, cement treated […]


Communities, plants and protected species

May 11, 2021

Communities, plants and protected species: it’s all a question of balance for the Englobe team   Philippe Charest-Gélinas, biologist and project manager, has been working in the environmental and social impact studies team at Englobe since 2015. His main goal is to promote sustainable and responsible development of projects while minimizing their impact on the environment. Every […]


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