Toronto Green Standard v3: Updated to target Near-Zero Emissions for New Development by 2030

By Morrison Hershfield|May 16, 2018

The City of Toronto has updated the Toronto Green Standard (TGS) to include stepped performance targets to approach zero emissions for all new buildings by 2030. This update represents a critical step toward achieving City Council's low-carbon goals established in TransformTO, Toronto's Climate Action Strategy, with the overall City-wide goal of achieving an 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 (relative to 1990 levels). Additionally, the updated performance measures directly support the forthcoming changes to the Ontario Building Code and the Province of Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan.

Morrison Hershfield Welcomes Wendy MacKay to our Western Canada Transportation Team

By Morrison Hershfield|May 08, 2018

Morrison Hershfield is pleased to welcome Wendy MacKay, P.Eng. as our Director, Transportation Alberta/BC Roads & Highways.  Wendy will also be the Department Manager for our team in the Edmonton office.

Living Future Vancouver

By Morrison Hershfield|May 01, 2018

On Thursday, April 19th, 2018, Living Future Vancouver produced a sold out event that focused on bringing healthy and regenerative buildings to the city. Held in a historic former Bank of Canada building now called The Permanent, the event showcased an all-star lineup of speakers and panelists, including:

How can the new Low TEDI Guide help with your next high-rise project?

By Morrison Hershfield|April 25, 2018

The new Guide to Low Thermal Energy Demand for Large Buildings aims to broaden the understanding of how high-rise residential buildings can meet stricter levels of performance, such as Passive House, BC Energy Step Code, City of Vancouver Zero Emission Building Plan and City of Toronto Zero Emissions Building Framework.

Morrison Hershfield Welcomes Scott Leitch, New Vice President for Transportation Structures

By Morrison Hershfield|April 24, 2018

Morrison Hershfield is pleased to welcome Scott Leitch, M.E.Sc., P.Eng. to lead our National Transportation Structures team. Scott’s 20 years of experience in the planning, preliminary design and detail design of bridges and culverts will bolster our team and help Morrison Hershfield reach its 2020VISION of becoming a recognized leader in the assessment, rehabilitation and replacement of bridges and other transportation structures across Canada. His previous experience leading and managing a large bridge engineering team will aid in a smooth transition into his new role.

How We Make Every Day Earth Day

By Morrison Hershfield|April 21, 2018

When every day is earth day, everybody wins.

Landfill or Waste-to-Energy Technology? CVRD Asks “What is Best for Our Future?”

By Morrison Hershfield|April 18, 2018

The cost of operating landfills and the environmental concern is causing municipalities to evaluate their approach to waste management. With so many existing and emerging waste technologies, it’s a big job deciding what is the most practical, cost-effective and environmentally friendly plan for the future.

Morrison Hershfield Claims Spot on BIV's List of Biggest Engineering Firms in BC

By Morrison Hershfield|April 11, 2018

Morrison Hershfield is excited to claim the 17th spot on Business Vancouver’s 2018 list of the biggest engineering firms in British Columbia. The list ranks engineering firms based on the number of BC-registered professional engineers. Information is collected through interviews with engineering companies and additional Business Vancouver (BIV) research.

Morrison Hershfield Welcomes Project Delivery Leader Geoffrey Cooper

By Morrison Hershfield|April 05, 2018

Morrison Hershfield is pleased to welcome Geoffrey Cooper, P.Eng., CEng., MICE, to our Transit team as Project Delivery Leader.

Geoffrey brings more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of multi-disciplinary highway, traffic, civil engineering and development infrastructure projects for public and private sector clients in Canada, the UK, and the Middle East.

His experience includes 10 years of operational management of large transportation teams and has involvement in managing major transit projects for TransLink, Metrolinx, and Toronto Transit Commission (TTC).

How can high-rise buildings meet Net Zero ready standards? Introducing the new Guide to Low Thermal Energy Demand

By Morrison Hershfield|April 05, 2018

Building codes and standards in Canada are becoming increasingly progressive, moving toward higher performance standards such as Passive House and Net Zero, in order to meet energy and emissions goals.

Ved Proag, Finalist for Women's Infrastructure Network's Emerging Leader Award

By Morrison Hershfield|March 27, 2018

Morrison Hershfield is proud to congratulate Ved Proag on her selection as a finalist for the Emerging Leader Award by Women’s Infrastructure Network (WIN).

Morrison Hershfield Receives International Award From CEA

By Morrison Hershfield|March 06, 2018

For the second consecutive year, Morrison Hershfield is proud and humbled to win the Award of Excellence in the International Category, from the Consulting Engineers of Alberta (CEA). We were presented the award on February 23rd, at the CEA annual Showcase Awards Gala, in front of a crowd that exceeded 500 industry leaders and distinguished guests.

MH Attained Platinum Elite Status on ReNew Canada's List of Top 100

By Morrison Hershfield|February 28, 2018

Morrison Hershfield has attained Platinum Elite Status on ReNew Canada’s list of Top 100 Infrastructure projects in Canada.  This premier status is awarded to firms involved in twenty or more of Canada’s Top Infrastructure projects.  Morrison Hershfield is privileged to have a role in 21 of the Top 100, including three of the top ten.

Celebrating Exceptional Staff Accomplishments: Our 25th Annual Carson Awards

By Morrison Hershfield|February 26, 2018

At Morrison Hershfield, one of our most highly anticipated events and long-standing traditions is the annual Carson Awards of Excellence ceremony. This year marks the 25th anniversary of this internal recognition program!

MH Proudly Sponsors the 5K Rally Cupid Chase

By Morrison Hershfield|February 13, 2018

After weeks of intense, yet exciting training for the 5K Rally Cupid Chase, on February 10th, our Atlanta team, families and clients proudly participated and sponsored this meaningful event. Running and walking in heavy rainy conditions was a true testament to our commitment to social responsibility, raising awareness, and funding community issues.

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