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Meatless Monday – what began as a campaign to conserve meat during World War I, has steadily grown into a global movement. Today, ‘Meatless Monday’ is recognized and practiced in over 40 countries worldwide, with institutions such as schools and major restaurants promoting a plant-based diet one day a week. The goal behind Meatless Monday...
Spring has finally arrived and after a long winter of hibernation we are drawn to decluttering, spring cleaning, and tuning our bicycles, but our bodies deserve that same level of TLC. Spring is a time for renewal, so take this opportunity to check in with your health and reset for a new season. Bring on...
Premier has been assisting our clients with their redevelopment visions since our inception in 2002. Recently, Premier was approached by a developer to assist them with a Brownfield redevelopment project located within a major urban centre in Quebec. The site was historically occupied by a petroleum refuelling centre that leaked contaminants over several decades into...
As we all know, road salt is often a product utilized for the protection of motorists during winter driving months. It is an effective de-icing agent at a relatively low cost; however, given its use, or storage of large quantities on private property there is the potential for long-term expensive restoration costs from an environmental...
Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research through various engagement and outreach events, such as neuroscience lab tours. BAW unites the efforts of partner organizations worldwide in a celebration of the brain from March 11th – 17th, 2019. We would like to...
12 November 2018 - 15:23, by , in Uncategorised, No comments
We’d like to take a moment to introduce you to Mike Connolly, the newest member of Premier’s Environmental team. Over the last few months we have expanded further East and have opened an office in Ottawa to better assist our clients in the region. Mike Connolly recently joined Premier Environmental Services to better serve Premier’s...
12 November 2018 - 15:20, by , in Uncategorised, No comments
Being happy and engaged in the workplace are important factors that determine your success. While it can be easy to ignore negative emotions in favour of pushing forward to meet your next deadline, how you feel while at work has significant impacts for your productivity, creativity and health. Happy employees are 20% more productive and...
12 November 2018 - 15:17, by , in Uncategorised, No comments
After years of pressure from health advocacy groups, the Government of Canada has recently announced a new ban on asbestos.  The federal regulations will take effect in 2019 and prohibit the manufacturing, import, sale, or use of processed asbestos fibres and products containing them (including consumer products). Many Canadians are surprised that an extensive ban...
Earth Week is just around the corner, and this year the spotlight is on the Worldwide plastic pollution crisis. Find out how you can participate and join this Global movement to make our world a better place. Most people reading this will throw away some form of plastic today. Our society’s over-consumption of plastic has...
17 January 2018 - 11:26, by , in Uncategorised, No comments
Myth #1 – Field work during the winter months is more costly Adverse weather conditions CAN cause delays during a field work program and result in increased costs.  However, field personnel and subcontractors (e.g., drillers) often have more availability during the winter months and may offer discounted rates. As a result, pricing tends to be...