Introduction to MCEA Workshop: June 18 - 20, 2024
CANCELLED AS A RESULT OF AN IMPENDING NEW REGULATION BY MECP THAT WILL REPLACE THE CURRENT MUNICIPAL CLASS EA. MEA WILL BE DEVELOPING A NEW COURSE TO ASSIST PRACTITIONERS UNDERSTAND THE NEW REG. MEA WILL PROVIDE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS NEW COURSE AS SOON AS IT IS READY - IT WILL BE OFFERED SOMETIME LATER THIS YEAR.
MCEA 2023 Monitoring Report is Now Available
The 2023 MCEA Monitoring Report has been submitted to MECP.
You can view it by CLICKING HERE.
MCEA User Guide (September 2023) is Now Availalbe!!
THE MEA IS CANCELLING ALL SALES OF THE USER GUIDE AS A RESULT OF THE IMPENDING NEW REGULATION BY MECP THAT WILL REPLACE THE CURRENT MUNICIPAL CLASS EA. MEA WILL BE DEVELOPING A NEW USER GUIDE TO ASSIST PRACTITIONERS UNDERSTAND THE NEW REG. MEA WILL PROVIDE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS AT A LATER DATE. ANYONE WHO PURCHASED A HARDCOPY OF THE NEW USER GUIDE WILL BE SENT A NEW VERSION AS SOON AS IT IS READY.
After several months of development, the new Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (MCEA) User Guide is now ready and available for purchase!
The MCEA User Guide includes the MCEA document with appended notes providing useful interpretation, tips, and advice on the amended MCEA for practitioners. The new user guide replaces the former MCEA Manual & Companion Guide.
The MCEA User Guide (September 2023) is a copyright protected document by MEA and is currently available for purchase in hard copy format only. To order the hardcopy version, CLICK HERE.
Note: You will need to login in order to order the manual. Shipping of the MCEA User Guide is estimated at 7-10 business days.
The MEA is working on developing a digital version of the MCEA User Guide that members will be able to view (included with your membership; subject to an annual subscription fee for non-members) but we do not expect this to be ready for several months. We will keep you posted about this.
Upcoming MCEA Webinars:
for more information on upcoming MCEA webinars and to register, CLICK HERE
The MEA hosted a free webinar on March 27, 2023 that provided a general overview of the recently approved 2023 MCEA Amendment.
To view a recording of the webinar, CLICK HERE
MCEA Amendment Approved!
The Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks recently approved an amendment to the MCEA on March 3, 2023. To view the new MCEA document, CLICK HERE.
A free general information webinar will be hosted by MEA on March 27 at 2:00 pm. This webinar will provide a high level overview of the amendments. You can register for this free webinar HERE.
The MEA will also be providing a series of more in-depth webinars for specific sections of the MCEA to assist users in understanding the amendments in much more detail. MEA will announce the schedule for these webinars shortly.
MEA will be publishing a new manual: MEA User Guide to the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment. It will be released later this spring. The new MEA user guide will include useful tips, interpretation advice, examples and case studies that complement the approved version of the MCEA document. The user guide will be available in hard copy and searchable digital subscription formats.
Until the new user guide is ready, the MEA has suspended all sales of hardcopies of the previous version of the MCEA manual/companion guide. Current/active subscribers to the digital searchable manual will only be able to view the old version of the manual for the time being - a new searchable digital version of the user guide will replace the current MCEA manual and will be uploaded for viewing by subscribers as soon as possible.
MCEA User Guide & Training
MCEA offers Training Courses to suit your needs. To find out more, please Click Here
Access to the searchable online MCEA User Guide for MEA members and paid subscribers - currently not available
(Note: you must be logged in to purchase the MCEA User Guide)
To purchase the MCEA User Guide, CLICK HERE.
To Purchase an on line subscription Non members click HERE
To access the free non searchable version of the MCEA Document, CLICK HERE
To download a high resolution image of the MCEA Planning & Design Process Flow Chart (Exhibit A2 - June 2021), CLICK HERE