OFNTSC’s Environment Service works with communities and Tribal Councils to provide technical advisory services and training in the following areas: 

  • Solid waste management, including landfill operations, waste diversion, and environmental monitoring
  • Source water protection
  • Environmental site assessments (Phase I, II, III and remediation projects)
  • Environmental legislation, regulation and best practices including compliance with federal environmental assessment, environmental protection, and species at risk legislation
  • Assistance with accessing federal funds for environmental/infrastructure projects including minor capital submissions, terms of reference and reporting

Services offered by the OFNTSC are free of charge to First Nations and tribal councils in Ontario. There may be costs associated to attend training sessions, conferences and symposiums. Contact us today, to see how we can assist you.

Upcoming Events

Poster for Contaminated Sites Training

Contaminated Sites Management 101 Training

Note: This training is open to First Nations and Tribal Council members/workers/reps only. This training has been designed to provide technical personnel at First Nations and their supporting Tribal Councils with the necessary skills and knowledge required to complete Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), and implement Remedial Action Plans and/or Risk Assessment/Risk Management Programs within their communities.


Deneen is OFNTSC's Senior Environmental Scientist, located out of our Thunder Bay Office
Erica Tropea is a Senior Environmental Scientist for the Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation, working out of our Thunder Bay Office.
Heidi serves as the Solid Waste Specialist for OFNTSC's Environment service
Josee is Oji-Cree from Martin Falls First Nation. She currently serves as an Environmental Administrative Assistant for OFNTSC.
As Director of Engineering and Infrastructure Services Drew has extensive technical experience across a number of industries.