March 24, 2022

Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ) has recognized Matrix in its 2021 Climate Change Business Awards. Matrix was awarded in the Climate Change Adaptation & Resilience category for 2021. Below is the award summary: CONSULTING & ENGINEERING: Climate Change Adaptation & Resilience Matrix Solutions (Calgary, Alberta) for integrating a climate risk and resilience practice into its…

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February 22, 2022

Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) has recognized Matrix in its 2021 Business Achievement Awards. Matrix was recognized in the Industry Leadership and Information Technology categories for 2021. Below are the award summaries for each category from EBJ: INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP Matrix Solutions Inc. for delivering innovation and services for the protection of drinking water supplies. In 2000,…

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January 11, 2022

Matthew Sutton, President and CEO of Matrix Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of 14 experienced leaders from across Canada to Matrix’s Principal community. These individuals bring well-established reputations for technical excellence and client service on the complex environmental and engineering projects they lead. NEW 2022 PRINCIPALS Connie Barsness, P.Eng., Weyburn Steve Braun,…

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December 16, 2021

Leading Canadian environmental consulting, water, and engineering design firm Matrix Solutions has announced a merger with Ontario-based Ecosystem Recovery Inc. (ERI). ERI specializes in helping clients effectively assess, manage, and restore built and natural infrastructure with the goal of protecting communities from flood and erosion hazards. The merger further expands Matrix’s water resources presence and…

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December 1, 2021

Background Dealing with thousands of resource specific features and the associated data on a constantly changing 300 km pipeline, powerline or infrastructure project brings unique challenges and considerations compared to a 20 km project with 5 to 10 features.​ In my career I’ve been on a quest to identify the most efficient and cost-effective data…

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November 22, 2021

Background Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) have received a lot of attention over recent years due to their toxicity, mobility, widespread occurrence, and stability in the environment. The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) recently announced soil and groundwater quality guidelines for one of the most important PFAS compounds, Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS). Highlights…

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November 17, 2021

November 17, 2021 is GIS Day. It’s an opportunity to celebrate, share and inspire others with all that GIS has to offer.  The uses and applications of GIS have evolved since its initial inception, but with the challenges facing our planet today, it is proving to be a more essential discipline than ever before. To…

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November 2, 2021

Leading Canadian environmental consulting and engineering design firm Matrix Solutions has welcomed Quentin Chiotti, Ph.D. as Practice Lead for Climate Risk and Resilience. “Climate risk adaptation has become an essential consideration for our public and private sector clients – with both positioning themselves to understand climate risks and build resilience into their operations,” said Matrix…

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October 13, 2021

Matrix’s Rapid Site Condition Model (RSCM) is a geospatial data management and visualization platform developed to efficiently create remediation action plans for contaminated oil and gas sites. The technology, which is further enhanced by machine learning and artificial neural network tools, was recently featured at RemTech 2021 as part of the Cutting Edge Technology in…

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September 16, 2021

For the past 15 years, Matrix Solutions Environment & Engineering has offered scholarships to honour the legacy left by Tyler Swaren, a Matrix employee who passed away tragically in 2006. This year we have partnered with Lakeland College (Vermilion, AB) and Northern Lights College (Dawson Creek, BC), to administer the scholarship and award one Indigenous…

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September 7, 2021

Environmental services consultants like Matrix Solutions are being challenged by industry, communities, and society at large to develop science and engineering-based solutions that sustainably address climate adaptation, decarbonization, greenhouse gas mitigation, and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance. Matrix President and CEO Matthew Sutton was recently interviewed by Environmental Business Journal for their 2021 ESG…

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July 16, 2021

Matrix Solutions recently conducted a desktop feasibility assessment for the Strathcona Industrial Area (SIA) located approximately 17 km SW of Alberta’s Industrial Heartland. Based on the feasibility assessment analysis methods and required criteria, six saline aquifers, one gas reservoir and two oil reservoirs were identified as potential carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) targets within…

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